Nett Vets

Series produced by Bois Forte Tribal Community Radio

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Nett Vets is a series about Bois Forte Veterans and was produced by the
Nett Lake Radio Project and made possible by a grant from the Minnesota
Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.

This is Nett Vets, a series exploring the knowledge, challenges and experiences of Bois Forte Veterans.


23 Pieces

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Kevin served in the U.S. Sea Bees in many parts of the world during his 5 years of enlistment. Kevin signed up to start a new life off the reserva...

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  • Added: Jul 13, 2016
  • Length: 05:46
  • Purchases: 1
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Norman was enlisted in the Marine Corps from '72-'74. Norman did not reenlist due to his mother's illness. Norman really liked being in the Marin...

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  • Added: Jul 13, 2016
  • Length: 05:43
  • Purchases: 1
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Michelle 'Missy' Fisher, served in the Alaska Air National Guard for 5 years. The reason Michelle joined the service was her family's long history...

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  • Added: Jul 13, 2016
  • Length: 05:50
  • Purchases: 1
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Jarrod joined the U.S. Marine Corps in 1988, he served for 4 years. Jarrod was a heavy equipment operator after his training. Jarrod was inspired...

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  • Added: Jul 13, 2016
  • Length: 06:19
  • Purchases: 1
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Gordy joined the Marine Corps. Gordy talked about training as a Grunt and how his training helped him become who he is today. Gordy talks about t...

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  • Added: Jul 13, 2016
  • Length: 05:02
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George was born and raised in North Dakota. George joined the Marine Corps in 1977. George was stationed in Okinawa, Japan for his first overseas...

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  • Added: Jul 13, 2016
  • Length: 06:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Gene served US Army '63-69' Gene's mother would not sign for him to join the Army so Gene had his grandmother sign the paperwork allowing him to j...

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  • Added: Jul 13, 2016
  • Length: 03:13
  • Purchases: 1
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Dayshun's birth name is Harold Goodsky. Harold talks about his early days in the military. Harold shares about going into Guantanamo Bay and his...

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  • Added: Jul 13, 2016
  • Length: 05:46
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Stan continues with a recollection of how his perspective on the war had changed. Stan shares how an experience of injustice in boot camp that lef...

  • Added: Jul 13, 2016
  • Length: 06:12
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Stan Day signed up when he was drafted for the Vietnam War. He had not given the war much thought but he felt it was his duty to go, so he went. ...

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  • Added: Jul 13, 2016
  • Length: 05:12
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Maurice shares how his music and dog sledding helped him with his Post Traumatic Stress Disorder issues. Maurice through getting help through the ...

  • Added: Jul 13, 2016
  • Length: 04:54
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Maurice begins with a story about his departure from the Marine Corps back in December 1968 and how civilians spit on him even though he was no lon...

  • Added: Jul 13, 2016
  • Length: 03:42
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Jerome answers the question, 'What challenges does Native Veterans face that others don't?' Jerome feels that it has a lot to do with culture and ...

  • Added: Jul 13, 2016
  • Length: 06:48
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Jerome continues with his experiences in the military. Jerome did not feel that being a Native American had much impact on him, being a man that s...

  • Added: Jul 13, 2016
  • Length: 05:14
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Jerome Whiteman is a Vietnam Veteran and was drafted to the Army in 1968. Jerome adjusted to the ways of communication in the service quite quick...

  • Added: Jul 13, 2016
  • Length: 06:04
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Donald Chosa begins with a recollection of his boot camp days and how he wasn't sure if his Lieutenant was making a racial slur towards Donald or n...

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  • Added: Jul 13, 2016
  • Length: 06:12
  • Purchases: 1
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Harold Goodsky, got the nickname of 'Dayshun' from his aunt. Harold went into the Navy in 1959 and served almost 4 years before he was discharged....

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  • Added: Jul 13, 2016
  • Length: 04:47
  • Purchases: 1
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Curt Goodsky was an Operation Specialist in the U.S Navy, serving from 1984 to 1987. Curt's motivation to join the military was in large part to h...

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  • Added: Jul 13, 2016
  • Length: 06:36
  • Purchases: 1
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Dianna Goodsky-Hertig continues her interview. Dianna shares her thoughts about why some Native People do not stay in the military long enough to ...

  • Added: Jul 13, 2016
  • Length: 05:54
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Dianna Goodsky-Hertig joined the U.S. NAVY in 1980 and retired as a Chief Petty Officer. Dianna's motivation to join the Navy was deeply impressed ...

  • Added: Jul 13, 2016
  • Length: 05:42