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Central Standard

Seg. 1: Sydney Pursel | Seg. 2: Grant Babbitt

Segment 1: Sydney Pursel

A Kansas City-born artist uses all kinds of projects to reconnect with her indigenous roots, and to educate others both in and outside her community. We hear about her art, including a mural she worked on as a part of the new Indigenous Artists Initiative.

  • Sydney Pursel, artist and member of the Iowa tribe of Kansas and Nebraska

Segment 2, beginning at 31:02: Grant Babbitt

Former KU film student Grant Babbitt has worked on some high-profile shows such as Game of Thrones and Ready Player One. We chat about the 'behind the scenes' on Hollywood's biggest projects and how he's giving back to his alma matter.

Gina Kaufmann is the host of KCUR’s Central Standard, a talkshow fueled by curiosity and critical thinking. You can reach her on Twitter, @GinaKCUR.