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The Fabulous 413
The Odenong Powwow is a two day event to create space for local indigenous communities to express their culture. The event will be held at Amherst-Pelham Regional High School May 25-26.
Tiny Seed Project
We hear about the Odenong Powwow happening this weekend in Amherst with founder and organizer Justin Beatty, learn about a tri-lingual children's book attempting to bridge cultural and ideological divides, and McGovern with Rep. Jim McGovern.
The Rundown with Carrie Saldo
Audience members react to questions posed by University of Massachusetts Amherst professors at a special meeting of the faculty senate on May 14, 2024.  Faculty members asked Chancellor Javier Reyes questions about the arrests of more than 130 people, who were protesting the university's investments in the war in Gaza and had sent up an encampment on campus.
Nancy Eve Cohen
Today on The Rundown with Carrie Saldo, panelists debate and discuss the UMass faculty vote of no confidence in Chancellor Javier Reyes, the evolving local housing market, and EPA assistance at the Ludlow Mills redevelopment project.
"At Sword's Point" recounts a pivotal moment in American history when Joseph McCarthy’s Red Scare found its first true target in the labor movement of the United Electrical Workers in Greenfield, Massachusetts in the early 1950s. Broadcast on 88.5 NEPM on Saturday, May 4 at noon and Sunday, May 5 at 3 p.m.
Housing and climate change in New England
Kent Hicks, a contractor and sustainable design professor, said Tropical Storm Irene was a wake-up call to flood-proof his home, which is next to the Westfield River in West Chesterfield, Massachusetts. He recalled standing in chest-high water and pushing uprooted trees away from his house during the storm.
Nancy Eve Cohen
With more precipitation in New England — and more intense storms — property owners are taking action to prevent flooding. But for some, the best choices may seem counterintuitive.