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The many talents of Joey Clift

Joey Clift is a writer, comedian and film director. We touch base about his upcoming projects, including one airing soon on Netflix. Plus, we're talking tribal nations and employer vaccine mandates

Joey Clift is Cowlitz and a writer, comedian and film director. He's talking about his upcoming projects, including one of an animated show on Netflix. 

Savannah Maher is Mashpee Wampanoag and a reporter at Marketplace. Her latest story is titled How employer vaccine mandates are playing out in one tribal economy.” She tells us how the Northern Arapaho Tribe is enforcing employer vaccine mandates. 

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