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Episode 11 - Susan Devan Harness
Episode 11 - Susan Devan Harness
June 06, 2020

In this episode of Apocalypse Mixtape, Phillip welcomes Susan Devan Harness, author of Bitterroot: A Salish Memoir of Transracial Adoption. Susan is a member of the Salish-Kootenai Confederated Tribes as well as an American Indian transracial adoptee. She has written and presented extensively about American Indian assimilation policies both nationally and internationally. Her cultural anthropological research Mixing Cultural Identities Through Transracial Adoption: Outcomes of the Indian Adoption Project (1958-1967) was published by Edwin Mellen Press. She holds an M.A. in Cultural Anthropology as well as Creative Nonfiction, both from Colorado State University and is an affiliate of the Department of Anthropology and Geography at that institution as well. You can find Susan on the web at

Songs in this episode:

(Opening) Give The People What They Want, by The O'Jays
1. It's the End of the World, by REM
2. After the Gold Rush, by Neil Young
3. Welcome to Lunar Industries (opening to the movie Moon), by Clint Mansell
4. Don't You Forget About Me, by Simple Minds
5. Storms in Africa, by Enya
6. Orinoco Flow, by Enya
7. Graceland, by Paul Simon
8. Peg, by Steeley Dan
9. I Wanna Get Better, by Bleachers
10. Hoe Down (Rodeo Symphony), by Aaron Copeland