Host Tiokasin Ghosthorse welcomes two guests. His guest in the first half-hour is Tonia Stands.
MARK TILSEN and MELISSA NELSON
Raye Zaragoza, Linda Black Elk Ghosthorse continues to bring us up-to-the-minute reports on activities taking place at Standing Rock Reservation and the efforts by thousands of water protectors to stop the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline.
MINDAHI BASTIDA (Otomi) and GERALDINE ENCINA (Mapuche) describe Three Steps and Thirteen Principles Inspired by Native Peoples to Reconnect with the Planetary Community
PUALANI CASE (Kanaka Maoli) is from the Island of Hawai i (also known as the Big Island). With a degree in Hawaiian Language and Culture and a Teaching Degree in Social Studies, she has been a public school teacher as well as a Kumu Hula for more than 25 years. Pua and her ohana, or family, are active as leaders in and beyond their community, immersed in culture and tradition serving on multiple Hawaiian boards and committees. Their energies are currently focused on the sacred mountain Mauna Kea (Mauna a Wakea) as part of the Mauna Kea Hui and the Mauna Kea Ohana.
LOUISE BENALLY (Dineh) Benally is a long-time human and environmental rights activist who resides on the Navajo Nation. Ghosthorse also speaks with the three artists who are "Postcommodity," interdisciplinary Indigenous arts collective based in the Southwest. Postcommodity's land art installation "Repellent Fence" will be on view Oct. 9-12, 2015 near Douglas, AZ and Agua Prieta, Mexico. More information can be found at http://repellentfence.com.