This Week's Program: Tuesday, November 20, 2018


This week’s show features portions of a panel discussion from “The Waters Connect Us: Gathering with Those Who Work in Water Protection and Restoration,” which took place on November 14, 2018 at The Evergreen State College in Olympia, Washington. The conference included important conversations with Indigenous peoples, environmental water protectors, scientists and media creators. Tiokasin Ghosthorse moderated a two-and-a-half-hour panel discussion — edited for today’s program — featuring several speakers, including four who are featured on today’s program: Willie Frank III (Nisqually), Louise Benally (Diné), Klairice Alita Wesley (Warm Springs/Yakama/Grande Ronde) and filmmaker and writer Jessica Plumb. Special thanks to Suree Towfighnia and other organizers and funders, including: The Evergreen State College Foundation, Mediaworks, Longhouse Education and Cultural Center, KAOS Radio, Electronic Media, A People’s Geography of American Empire, Environmental Analysis, Native American Studies / Studio Arts, Environmental Health, Public Health and Toxicology, and to everyone who shared ideas and volunteered their time in support of the event, water restoration and protection.