Vision & Mission Statement
The Niimiipuu Voice of the Past, Present and Future.
To inform, educate and entertain listeners from the
Heart of the Nez
Voice of the Niimiipuu (Nez Perce people)
KIYE, owned and operated by the Nez Perce Tribe, began broadcasting over the Nez Perce Reservation from our studios in Kamiah, Idaho on August 1, 2011. Our studios are located in Kamiah with our main transmitter located near Craigmont. We broadcast across the reservation aand far into the Nezperce and Clearwater National Forests.
KIYE’s focus is on developing Niimiipuu language and storytelling programs, local public affairs, news and educational features. Our music includes local and national pow wow, flute and other Native offerings; a daily blues/jazz program; Oldies, Motown, Classic rock; and all Native Voice 1 programs.
To date, we locally produce three
Song Shack, that focuses on talent from the northwest, offering
writers and artists from the northwest that have not, as yet, been
Calling All Warriors, featuring contemporary native and on
native faith based selections, hosted by a past pastor of the First
Indian Presbyterian Church and Malt Shop Memory,
a trivia packed one half hour with musical offerings
from the 50's and 60's.
a trivia packed one half hour with musical offerings from the 50's and 60's.