The Kitchen Sisters

Davia Nelson and Nikki Silva are a Peabody Award winning public radio team, the Kitchen Sisters. Together, they have created more than 200 stories for public broadcast about the lives, histories, art and rituals of people who have shaped our diverse cultural heritage.

The Kitchen Sisters began their radio lives producing a weekly live radio program in the late 70’s on KUSP-FM in Santa Cruz, California. Their radio documentaries have been featured on NPR’s All Things Considered and Morning Edition, the BBC, Radio Smithsonian, and others.