Mary Jean Robertson
Oral Historian, Journalist, Radio Producer, Voices of the Native Nations, KPOO
Mary Jean Robertson serves on the San Francisco Native Community advisory council. She is currently writing a book about American Indians in Radio. She was chosen to represent the Cherokee Society of the Greater Bay Area at the annual conference of the Cherokee Nation’s “At large” community. In 1972 Robertson attended San Francisco State College to learn from the American Indian Studies Program. In 1973 she was asked to join the “Red Voices” radio collective on the radio station that was run by the students who had been part of the SFSC’s Third World Liberation Front’s media committee, KPOO. She has been producing Voices of the Native Nations on KPOO for 50 years.