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Robert De Corah (Oneida/Assiniboine) Part 2

Robert was caught up in the gang life, so he was used to violence. But at some point he realized that there had to be to life than what he was living. One night he had a dream that would get his attention. He then began a quest that would change everything.

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Robert De Corah (Oneida/Assiniboine) Part 1

Robert was born on the Oneida reservation in Wisconsin but – because of the Indian Relocation Act – spent his growing-up years in Chicago. It was there that he learned to drink and fight. He would discover though that it was an empty life. Join us for part one of Robert’s story.

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Victoria Alonzo (Navajo)

Victoria put her trust in Jesus at the age of eight and was raised in a loving Christian home. When she got to high school, though, she began to party with family and friends. She continued this life while in university until she finally saw how useless it all was and turned back to God. That’s when she found that Jesus offers the greatest high one could ever experience: joy today and Heaven forever.

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Chester Martin (Mi’kmaq) Part 3

Chester found out that, just because Jesus saves us from our past and gives us hope for the future, life can still be hard. Difficult challenges and choices are part of the journey. For Chester, this included something he was never able to do before… forgive his father for years of abuse and neglect.

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Chester Martin (Mi’kmaq) Part 2

The hate that Chester had harbored for his father since childhood was driving him to drink, despair, and death. Through the intervention of an understanding judge and a Bible-quoting friend, Chester would have another opportunity to face his self-destructive behavior and pursue a new life.

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Chester Martin (Mi’kmaq) Part 1

Chester grew up in Eel Ground First Nation. His troubled childhood left him with deep hurt. He tried to end his life. Thankfully, he wasn’t successful. Listen to part one of his story how which sets the background for his inspiring journey of overcoming alcoholism and hate.

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Tom Claus (Mohawk) New Years Special

New Years Eve is a very special time in the Claus family. It was on that night many years ago that the family gathered together around the radio and heard something that would change their lives forever. Listen as Tom reflects on the significance of that day and what it means to him after all these years.

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An Orphan’s Christmas – Soapy Dollar (Mescalero Apache)

Soapy Dollar is a Mescalero Apache who was abandoned at birth on the streets of Albuquerque, New Mexico.  After being picked up by a fortune teller and passed around till he was five, he was placed in a ranch for homeless and delinquent boys.  This would become home for the rest of his youth.  As an orphan, his memories and perspective of Christmas are different than most.  Would bitterness and resentment mark the man who was born rejected… or would his path be different?  What was Christmas like for a boy with no family? It might just surprise you… and encourage you.  Got 15 minutes? Listen to his story and then pass it on.

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The Story behind Christmas – Jason French (Cherokee)

Like all of us, the Christmas story has a background… and it begins with our Creator. Join us as Jason French starts at the beginning and helps us understand the significance of this day that was first celebrated by angels in the night sky near Bethlehem and now is celebrated by people from tribes and nations around the world.

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Jason French (Cherokee)

Like all of us, the Christmas story has a background… and it begins with our Creator. Join us as Jason French starts at the beginning and helps us understand the significance of this day that was first celebrated by angels in the night sky near Bethlehem and now is celebrated by people from tribes and nations around the world.

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