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First Voices Radio

Tue, Sep 10, 2019 19:00 PM

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Hosts: Tiokasin Ghosthorse (Founder, Host and Executive Producer), Liz Hill (Producer)
Topics:
  • Global topics and issues of critical importance to the preservation and protection of Mother Earth presented in the voices and from the perspective of the original peoples of the world. -
Synopsis:

In the first half-hour, Host Tiokasin Ghosthorse speaks with returning guest Ofelia Rivas. Ofelia is an elder and activist from the Tohono O'odham Nation. She is the Founder of O'odham Voice Against the Wall. 

Ofelia will bring us up to date on U.S./Mexico border issues and how they continue to affect her people. 

In the second half-hour, Tiokasin welcomes back Roberto “Dr. Cintli” Rodriguez. Dr. Cintli is a long-time journalist/columnist who returned after 30 years to the classroom to get his Masters and Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin. He is currently an associate professor at the University of Arizona in the Department of Mexican American Studies. 

Dr. Cintli's new book, “Yolqui: A Warrior Summoned from the Spirit World,” will be published on November 7 by the University of Arizona Press.

Dr. Cintli is published regularly at TruthOut.Org. He also blogs at http://drcintli.blogspot.com/.

Guests:
  • Ofelia Rivas, elder and activist from the Tohono O'odham Nation and Founder of O'odham Voice Against the Wall. -
  • Roberto Dr. Cintli Rodriguez, journalist/columnist and associate professor at the University of Arizona in the Department of Mexican American Studies. Author of the forthcoming book, "Yolqui: A Warrior Summoned from the Spirit World." -
Playlist:
  • Tahi Roots Mix (First Voices Radio Theme Song) - Moana and the Moa Hunters; Sacred Ground
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