Host Tiokasin Ghosthorse catches up  with “First Voices Radio” friend and regular guest Dr. Manuel Rozental with a report on current events from Colombia and Abya Yala including recent events in Chile involving the Mapuche people and the progressive government of Gabriel Boric. Dr. Manuel Rozental is a long-time Colombian activist, researcher and community organizer. Manuel has been involved with grassroots political organizing with youth, Indigenous communities, and urban and rural social movements for four decades. He is part of an initiative: Pueblos en Camino, Peoples on the Path with a mandate to weave autonomies and resistance between peoples.

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Music selection

1. Song Title: Tahi Roots Mix (First Voices Radio Theme Song); Artist: Moana and the Moa Hunters; Album: Tahi (1993); Label: Southside Records (Australia and New Zealand) (00:00:22)

2. Song Title: The City: Grass and Concrete; Artist: Mark-Almond; Album: Mark-Almond (Bonus Track Edition) (1971); Label: Verve Records (00:48:40)

3. Song Title: Warrior (Tiokasin dedicated this song to the memory of Andre Vltchek); Artist: Xavier Rudd and the United Nations; Album: Nanna (2015); Label: Nettwerk (00:51:51)