Traverse Talks With Sueann Ramella Insightful conversations to connect and learn about the humanity in us by exploring culture, identity and art. Hosted by Northwest Public Broadcasting's Sueann Ramella.
Traverse Talks With Sueann Ramella

Traverse Talks With Sueann Ramella

From Northwest Public Broadcasting

Insightful conversations to connect and learn about the humanity in us by exploring culture, identity and art. Hosted by Northwest Public Broadcasting's Sueann Ramella.

Most Recent Episodes

You Inherited A House Full Of Stuff. What's Next? – With Estate Services Owner Rich Old

Grieving the loss of a loved one is already hard enough. To make matters worse, many people have no idea where to begin when dealing with the material items left... Continue Reading You Inherited A House Full Of Stuff. What's Next? – With Estate Services Owner Rich Old

You Inherited A House Full Of Stuff. What's Next? – With Estate Services Owner Rich Old

Would You Sacrifice Humanity For A Chance At Divinity – With Author Zoe Hana Mikuta

Zoe Hana Mikuta is a young author of the YA science fiction novel "Gearbreakers" and its recent sequel "Godslayers". She started writing this series while still in high school, featuring... Continue Reading Would You Sacrifice Humanity For A Chance At Divinity – With Author Zoe Hana Mikuta

Would You Sacrifice Humanity For A Chance At Divinity – With Author Zoe Hana Mikuta

Navigating Rough Waters And Tough Conversations – With Outdoor Writer And Guide Emerald LaFortune

Emerald LaFortune grew up being lured into the wilderness by her parents who placed little pieces of candy in the middle of a hiking trail to guide her along. Now,... Continue Reading Navigating Rough Waters And Tough Conversations – With Outdoor Writer And Guide Emerald LaFortune

Navigating Rough Waters And Tough Conversations – With Outdoor Writer And Guide Emerald LaFortune

Seeing People As They Are, Not How They Look – With Inclusion & Disability Expert Sara Minkara

Sara Minkara lost her sight at the age of seven but gained a greater awareness of herself and the world around her. Because she can't interact with labels from a... Continue Reading Seeing People As They Are, Not How They Look – With Inclusion & Disability Expert Sara Minkara

Seeing People As They Are, Not How They Look – With Inclusion & Disability Expert Sara Minkara

Is Your Brain Like A Computer? – With Retired Major General Sarah Zabel

Sarah Zabel is a retired U.S. Air Force major general and former vice director of the U.S. Defense Information Systems Agency. After witnessing one of her best friends experience a... Continue Reading Is Your Brain Like A Computer? – With Retired Major General Sarah Zabel

Is Your Brain Like A Computer? – With Retired Major General Sarah Zabel

Celebrating The Life And Legacy Of Sandy Williams

In this re-released episode of Traverse Talks with Sueann Ramella recorded in April 2021, Sandy Williams shares her life story growing up in the predominantly white Inland Northwest as a... Continue Reading Celebrating The Life And Legacy Of Sandy Williams

What's It Like As A Woman In A Man's World? – With Author Sam Maggs

Book, comic book and video game author Sam Maggs is working to carve a path for minorities in industries traditionally populated by cisgender, heterosexual white men. Having written books including... Continue Reading What's It Like As A Woman In A Man's World? – With Author Sam Maggs

How Do We Experience The World Around Us? – With Disability Culture Activist Petra Kuppers

Disability culture activist, community performance artist, and author of Eco Soma, Petra Kuppers, encourages listeners to contemplate the relationship they have with everyday objects in their life. In this episode of Traverse Talks with Sueann Ramella, Petra leads a mindfulness exercise that encourages a sense of awareness and connection with the earth. Sueann and Petra... Continue Reading How Do We Experience The World Around Us? – With Disability Culture Activist Petra Kuppers

How Do We Experience The World Around Us? – With Disability Culture Activist Petra Kuppers

How Does Art Connect Us? – With Muralist Jiemei Lin

How Does Art Connect Us? – With Muralist Jiemei Lin

The dandelion: in America, it is a distracting weed in an otherwise pristine lawn and in China, it is a valuable flowering plant used to treat common ailments. Both a nuisance and a remedy, this plant reminds us that perspective is important. In this episode, Jiemei Lin, Chinese born illustrator and muralist, explains how the... Continue Reading How Does Art Connect Us? – With Muralist Jiemei Lin

What's What: Themes And Faces In American Politics- With Political Commentator Chris Matthews

Chris Matthews, political commentator, author and professional interrupter discusses his career in journalism and politics in this episode of 'Traverse Talks' with Sueann Ramella. During this fast-paced conversation, the two cover a lot of ground. Chris explains his upbringing in a middle-class Catholic family and what it was like to grow up during the Cold... Continue Reading What's What: Themes And Faces In American Politics- With Political Commentator Chris Matthews

What's What: Themes And Faces In American Politics- With Political Commentator Chris Matthews