Shows Featuring: Indigenous Rights

Women Rising Radio #35: Guardians of the Amazon


Currently the indigenous peoples of the Amazon rainforest are in a struggle with worldwide multinational corporations that want to take over their lands for oil extraction, commercial palm oil, commercial agriculture, mining, and other massively destructive enterprises. Women leaders have Read full description for this show »

Women Rising Radio #33: With Healers at Standing Rock


Women Rising Radio gathers eyewitness accounts of Standing Rock, from medical activists who worked in the medic healing unit during the heroic Lakota, Dakota and Nakota standoff with Energy Transfer Partners, local law enforcement and hired security operatives.

Women Rising XXVIIII: Food Sovereignty


Vandana Shiva, Navdanya (India) Adelita San Vicente Tello, Seeds of Life (Mexico) Sage La Pena, Native American Clinical Herbalist Kanyon Sayers-Roods, Native American Youth Educator Credits Host: Sandina Robbins Producer: Lynn Feinerman Audio Engineer: Stephanie Welch

Women Rising Radio XXVIII: Global Community


  Ruth Messinger, American Jewish World Service (USA) Amber Khan, Women For Women International (USA) Zainab Salbi, Emerita, Women For Women International (USA) Martha Karnga, Executive Director, Bassa Women’s Development  Association, (Liberia) Credits Host: Sandina Robbins Producer: Lynn Feinerman Audio Read full description for this show »

Women Rising Radio XXV: Activists on Armaments and War


Women are gaining influence worldwide in leadership for democracy, civil society, women’s, human and children’s rights, ecology and sustainability.  In this program we profile three women activists against war and armaments.   Sister Stella Soh, a Korean nun, fights to Read full description for this show »

Women Rising Radio XXIV: Greenpeace Activists


Featured women:  Hettie Geenen, First Mate Rainbow Warrior  Leila Deen, Senior Campaigner Greenpeace  Laila Williams,  Campaigner Greenpeace We profile women of Greenpeace, the legendary eco-activist organization. Hettie Geenan is first mate on the Greenpeace ship, Rainbow Warrior. Leila Deen leads Read full description for this show »

Women Rising XXIII: Women of La Via Campesina


We profile women of La Via Campesina, the global peasant movement celebrating 20 years of grassroots activism, for sustainable farming, land rights and social justice.  Canadian Nettie Wiebe fights to keep seeds in the hands of small farmers.  From the Read full description for this show »

Women Rising XXII: Antinuke Activists


With nuclear power back on the agenda, three prominent female activists tell their stories: Kaori Izumi was part of the grassroots campaign to shutdown Japan’s nuclear power plants, after the Fukushima disaster. Winona LaDuke, has spent much of her life Read full description for this show »

Women Rising XVIII: Rescuers of Wildlife


Women are gaining influence as leaders throughout the world, fighting for peace, justice, the environment and civil society. In this program we profile four animal rights activists: Alice Ng has worked with Wild Aid, founded Animal Balance in the Galapagos Read full description for this show »

Women Rising XIII: Enterprising Women


Women are gaining influence as leaders throughout the world, fighting for peace, justice, the environment and civil society. In this program we profile four women entrepreneurs, bravely starting businesses where no one else has ventured and who are leading a Read full description for this show »