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Host and Producer, Native America Calling
Tara Gatewood (Isleta Pueblo & Navajo) joined the Native airwaves in 2005 with Koahnic Broadcast Corporation's Native America Calling, close to New Mexico's Pueblo of Isleta where she is from. She has worked in Indian Country for 20 years in the arenas of health and community development and has more than 19 years of experience as a print, photo and broadcast journalist. Her past work can be found in the Boston Globe, Aberdeen American News, St. Paul Pioneer Press, Transmission Magazine, Albuquerque The Magazine and Native Peoples. She currently sits on the board of UNITY: Journalists for Diversity and has received awards from the Native American Journalist Association for her work. Tara is also visual artist and has participated in her family's legacy of Native American jewelry fabrication.
1-800-996-2848. Native America Calling is a live call-in program linking public radio stations, the Internet and listeners together in a thought-provoking national conversation about issues specific to Native communities. Each program engages noted guests and experts with callers throughout the United States and is designed to improve the quality of life for Native Americans. Native America Calling is heard on 52 stations in the United States and in Canada by approximately 500,000 listeners each week.