Native American

Coloring Book Aims To Revive Cocopah Language

Jul 12, 2017
Stephanie Sanchez

A Mexican author recently released a children’s coloring book that aims to help preserve the Cocopah language. It is one of the many Native American languages along the U.S. Mexico border that is fading from use.

KAWC’s Stephanie Sanchez reports. 

Stephanie Sanchez

A traveling exhibit that examines traditional healing and modern medicine among Native Americans has made its way to Yuma County.

KAWC’s Stephanie Sanchez reports.

Cocopah Tribe Museum Aims To Attract More Visitors

Apr 13, 2016
Cocopah Indian Tribe

Somerton-A Native American tribe in southwest Arizona is hoping to attract more visitors to its museum as a way to help share its history and culture.

  AZED-A new graduate program at Northern Arizona University is available for those who want to work in tribal communities.

KAWC’s Stephanie Sanchez speaks with NAU's director of Applied Indigenous studies Chad Hamill about the leadership program that involves a mix of online courses and in person.

Kwatsan Radio Mixes Modern and Traditional

Apr 19, 2013

A group of young adults from the Quechan Indian Tribe launched Kwatsan Radio, an online radio stream, in 2010. After some technical problems and a short hiatus, they re-launched their stream last month.  Organizers and DJs told KAWC’s Michelle Faust they aim to mix fun, learning, and native pride into the project.