Rich Lamay of Legal Services of ND ~ African Drumming in ND ~ News Chat ~ "Fighting Over Sioux" | Prairie Public Broadcasting

Rich Lamay of Legal Services of ND ~ African Drumming in ND ~ News Chat ~ "Fighting Over Sioux"

Nov 20, 2020

Friday, November 20, 2020 - Rich Lemay is the executive director for Legal Services of North Dakota. He joins us to discuss the pandemic’s impact on the demand for legal assistance, involving such things as evictions, bankruptcies, and more. He also comments on the challenge of providing services safely. ~~~ We share a feature about Hamzat Amoussa Koriko, a traditional African drummer who emigrated from his home country of Togo, Africa to Grand Forks, North Dakota. He now teaches at the University of North Dakota, but is also busy passing on his drumming traditions to an apprentice, who emigrated to Grand Forks from Cameroon, Africa. Together, Hamzat and his apprentice, Dorothy Assongacha, make inspiring music. ~~~ News director Dave Thompson discusses the week’s news. ~~~ Matt Olien reviews “Fighting Over Sioux,” a documentary about the controversy over the Sioux nickname at UND.