Exploring the human relationship to change, growth & development.
The Story of Change is a monthly hour-long show hosted by Rod Francis, initially broadcast the fourth Sunday of each month on National Public Radio (WUTC) and then available here to listen to at your leisure.
About the Story of Change
The Story of Change is free ranging exploration of all things related to the topic of change. Everything from what it takes for us to grow and transform individually, how to successfully negotiate change, all the way through to how change manifests socially, in communities, organizations, corporations and nations. And let’s not stop there, even widening out the conversation at times to explore how change occurs and its impact on a global scale.
Hosted by Rod Francis, the program weaves expert opinion such as academics, researchers, thought leaders and spiritual teachers with cross-cultural perspectives and remarkable stories of change from everyday folk, blending the magical and the mundane into a rich, evocative tapestry of learning and discovery. Rod’s aim is that the stories themselves speak their own meta-tale of what change means for us as humans including how we might successfully implement and navigate it.
Listen to the show
Below you'll find our show archive for you to listen in at your convenience following broadcast on WUTC NPR. The most recent two episodes are at the top and below that you'll see a list of the others.
In the final episode of our Trail of Tears series we now speak with Dr Brad Lieb, Director of Chickasaw Archaeology at the Dept. of Culture and Humanities of the Chickasaw Nation of Oklahoma. We hear much about the richness of Chicasaw life and culture prior to European arrival, how the incomers impacted on life, culture and survival and also about the extraordinary capacity of the Chicasaw people to adapt and flourish under such terrible circumstances.
In our next edition of the Trail of Tears series exploring the forced relocation of indigenous people from the US south east we now speak with Jake Tiger, historian with the Historic Preservation Department of the Seminole Nation of Oklahoma and hear the Seminole perspective on what happened and how the impacts play out to this very day.
New episodes will automatically load in the player to the right following broadcast. Listen live on the third Sunday of every month on US National Public Radio (NPR) station WUTC or search us on your favorite podcasting service below to listen in after broadcast or to find all our previous episodes.
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