The Nightwolf Show: Every Friday afternoon from 2 PM – 3 PM – EST. on WPFW 89.3 FM – Pacifica Radio – Live Stream at wpfw.org
Jay Winter Nightwolf (Jay Gola Wahya Sunoyi) is the originator and host of “The American Indian’s Truths – Nightwolf – the Most Dangerous Show On Radio” with Co-Host Verona Iriarte.
The Nightwolf Show is the only Indigenous American program on FM radio in the mid-Atlantic region. Nightwolf’s guests have included Native American Tribal leadership, business people, lawyers, judges, spiritual leaders, members of the clergy, physicians (both traditional healers and western trained practitioners), heads of state, ambassadors, authors, university professors, artists, musicians and performers, political figures, etc. Nightwolf’s show is not limited to just Native American Indians, he encompasses the entire “Human Family.”
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Nightwolf’s national program has aired for over 14 years and going strong. The mission of Jay Winter Nightwolf is to educate and bring awareness of the plight and history of Indigenous Americans. Nightwolf’s program reaches more than 1.9 million listeners in the mid-Atlantic region alone. Nightwolf is of Taino and Shoshone, and a registered member of the Echota Cherokee Nation of Alabama.
Nightwolf is one of the founders of The National Congress of Black American Indians (NCBAI) which was created following one of Jay’s visions. The formation and of the NCBAI sought to remove the taboo of mixed ancestry and bring together those who could trace their ancestry to both communities. A subject often fraught with complicated questions of race, identity, and citizenship.
Jay said he himself did not know that he also was descended from enslaved Africans until after his grandmother, a Taino Indian from Puerto Rico, passed away and old family letters were recovered.
“In the history of this Western Hemisphere, because of the price on Native American people’s heads, our people hid in other folk’s identities just to survive,” he said. “But if you don’t accept all of you, you are lying to yourselves.”
The Nightwolf Show is one of the only Native American programs on FM radio in the mid-Atlantic region. Nightwolf’s guests have included Native American Tribal leadership, business people, lawyers, judges, spiritual leaders, members of the clergy, physicians (both traditional healers and western trained practitioners), heads of state, ambassadors, authors, university professors, artists, musicians and performers, political figures, etc. The Nightwolf Show is not limited to just Indigenous Americans, he encompasses the entire “Human Family”.
Nightwolf is an accomplished journalist, published in the national press and a member of the U. S. Senate and House of Representatives press gallery. Nightwolf travels extensively throughout the U. S. and Canada lecturing on the issues and concerns of the Indigenous peoples of the Western Hemisphere focusing on the Native American Indian.
Jay Nightwolf is a founding member along with Joe LeBonte past candidate for the U. S. Senate (Utah), retired U. S. Ambassador John McDonald and the Dalai Lama of the “Being Human Party” an alternative registered political party that focusing on “Human Beings” getting back to being human and taking on the responsibilities of finding solutions to human survival.
Nightwolf is also the first Indigenous American to serve as a national advisory member of “The Progressive Democrats of America- PDA” along with Diane Shamas, Mimi Kennedy, Advisory Board Chair, Congressman John Conyers, Congresswoman Lynn Woolsey, Congresswoman Barbara Lee, Cindy Sheehan, Thom Hartman, Joel Segal, and many others.
He is also an active member of “The American Indian Society” whose purpose is to promote awareness of the vibrant existence of the Native American Indian of today.
For his many efforts in reaching out to the neediest of America and raising awareness of the plight of America’s oppressed people and the many hours he has spent in providing help, Maryland Governor Martin O’Mally has chosen Jay to receive the 2009 Governor’s Volunteer Award.
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Visit the website of Jay Winter Nightwolf and listen to “The American Indian’s Truths – Nightwolf – the Most Dangerous Show On Radio” with Co-Host Verona Iriarte on WPFW 89.3 FM – Pacifica Radio – Every Friday afternoon from 2 PM – 3 PM – EST. Live Stream at WPFW.org