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The rest is rock n' roll history

Rock and roll musician Stevie Salas tells us about his storied career. Plus, NDNSports co-founder Brent Cahwee gives insight into the Native athletes dominating fall sports.
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Stevie Salas is a rock and roll musician. In the late 1980s, George Clinton signed Salas, Apache, to play on his next album and the rest is history. Salas has played on more than 70 albums and has sold 2 million records. He has played with such legends as Rod Stewart, Mick Jagger and Justin Timberlake. Previously Salas has been named one of the Top 50 Guitarists of all time by the magazine "Guitar Playing."

The fall sports season is in full swing. Brent Cahwee, Pawnee and Euchee, is the co-founder of He tells us about the Native athletes playing volleyball, football and running cross country this season.

  • The U.S. Supreme Court agrees to hear two new cases involving federal Indian law this term.
  • In Oklahoma, a court finds Kiowa citizen Brittney Poolaw guilty of 1st-degree manslaughter after she suffered a miscarriage.
  • The Blackfeet Nation will hold the funeral service for Chief Earl Old Person this week.
  • New Zealand is hosting a vaccination festival to reach groups hit hard like the Indigenous Maori.
  • In Minneapolis, the Four Sisters Farmers Market will shut down this week for the season.  
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