This Week's Program: Wednesday, June 20, 2012

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JAKE EDWARDSwww.honorthetworow.org - The Two Row Wampum Renewal Campaign, a partnership between the Onondaga Nation and Neighbors of the Onondaga Nation (NOON), is developing a broad alliance between the Haudenosaunee (Iroquois or Six Nations) and their allies in New York State and beyond. Our statewide advocacy and educational campaign seeks to achieve justice by "polishing" the chain of friendship established in the first treaty between the Haudenosaunee and Dutch immigrants.
MARK CAMP - from Cultural Survival www.cs.org. - Miguel Chicaj, Baja Verapaz, in Guatemala - the Achi-Mayan community radio station, Uqul Tinamit "The Voice of the People," was raided by national police forces; their equipment confiscated and one member of the station arrested and fined. Cultural Survival has worked closely with this station over the 6 years of our work in the Community Radio Project, and called on the government to immediately release of Mr. Espinoza Ixtapa and the return of the seized equipment. Since the raid, various sectors of the community have spoken out in defense of the community radio station that has had to shut its doors.
SAMARENDRS DAS is an Indian research scholar, activist,bilingual writer, film maker based in London and Orissa. He has been involved for the last eighteen years in grassroots activism with the Dongria Kondh' and Majhi Kondh', tribal communities who have lived sustainable and self-sufficient lives for centuries in the mountains of Odisha. The Dongria Khond, one of India's most isolated indigenous peoples, have been struggling for years against UK's Department for International Development (DfID) and Vedanta's plans to mine bauxite on Niyamgiri Mountain.

Music Credits: 
Tribal Voice - Yothu Yindi
Be Thankful - WIlliam DeVaughn