Dakota Talk Radio to Tackle the Issues on FM Airwaves
by Vincent Schilling, February 17, 2011
Dakota Talk Radio KDKO 89.5 FM, has only been a radio station on the internet for the past four years, but in a matter of weeks, the Native radio station will be hitting the FM airwaves serving the communities surrounding Lake Andes, South Dakota. From the onset, KDKO will be tackling tough issues such as date rape, drug and alcohol prevention and violence against women addressed by native youth in the form of Public Service Announcements.
NAWHERC Featured on South Dakota Public Broadcasting
South Dakota Public Broadcasting featured NAWHERC and Executive Director Charon Asetoyer in their July 29, 2008 broadcast of Dakota Digest.
Charon Asetoyer Among Group to Travel to Washington, DC Requesting Stronger Sexual Assault Policies
(Washington, DC) – On Monday, July 13, a group of noted Native American and Alaska Native women advocates met with federal lawmakers in Washington, DC, to advocate for stronger policies to combat sexual violence against Native women and ensure victims’ access to care and justice.
Charon Asetoyer at VDay's 10th Anniversary Event
NAWHERC Executive Director Charon Asetoyer was a featured speaker at VDay's 10th Anniversary Celebration 'Superlove', April 11-12, 2008, at the Superdome in New Orleans, LA.
Charon Asetoyer Testifies in Congress
(Washington, DC) – The U.S. House Interior and Environment Appropriations subcommittee heard testimony on Wednesday, March 25, from a leading Native American expert on sexual violence against Native American and Alaska Native women. The testimony came following the passage of the Fiscal Year 2009 Omnibus Appropriations Act, which made significant progress addressing sexual violence in Indian Country, and in preparation for the drafting of the Fiscal Year 2010 Interior and Environment Appropriations bill.