Native Radio Theater
A Community Radio Workshop
Healing Circle: A Native Soap Opera
October 10-13, 2009
Nativo Lodge, Albuquerque, New Mexico
Learn how to use the unique and entertaining format of a story filled radio drama to inspire healthy lifestyles in your Native community.
Contribute to the development of an innovative health promotion radio drama, Healing Circle (working title), being created for national distribution on Native radio stations across the country. Following the principles of Entertainment Education, Healing Circle blends important health messages into an entertaining format.
Work with acclaimed professionals to learn more about the principles of entertainment education, learn the skills to develop a radio show and discuss your community’s health priorities. The workshop will also feature the Healing Circle head writer, Arigon Starr, Kickapoo musician and writer. Starr has created scripts that address Native issues—across the generations—in a light-hearted, but serious way. Guest appearances by some of NV1’s radio hosts are also scheduled!
Partners. The Koahnic Broadcast Company/NV1, Native American Public Telecommunications, The National Society for American Indian Elderly, Native Voices at the Autry, The University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Public Health, Media for Health and PCI-Media Impact.
Participants are responsible for transportation and lodging. Group lodging rates of $99 a room/per night are available.
If you and/or your colleagues are interested in attending the workshop, please fill out and submit the following interest form: https://nsaie.wufoo.com/forms/workshop-interest-form/
People with backgrounds in American Indian health, community development, media, radio or an interest in Entertainment Education are all invited! All ages and backgrounds are encouraged to apply.
Deadline to apply: September 25th, 2009.
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