Host Tiokasin Ghosthorse hosts another roundtable discussion with three returning guests. Jonathan Gonzales was born in Tuxtepec, Oaxaca, Mexico and grew up in southern California. He has spent the last 12 years learning earth living skills and ancestral ceremonial ways with many teachers and elders, combined with participating in Indigenous, earth-based ceremonies along with a quest to connect more deeply with his ancestral lineage, which is Indigenous Taino from Puerto Rico, Chinanteco from Mexico, and African). Lucas Jatobá is a photographer and filmmaker who was born in Manaus, northern Brazil. He had been living in Rio de Janeiro since 2014, where he went to study Anthropology at the Fluminense Federal University. Lucas started working as a freelancer, doing professional and volunteer documentation works on topics related to human rights, especially issues related to urban social issues. Christian Matute Sagbay incarnated on the lands currently referred to as Gualaceo, Ecuador. Not too long ago it was kichwa/kañari territory. This recognition of land and language has drawn Christian to the work of language justice. He is currently exploring this avenue of healing while keeping in mind the need for future generations to decolonize themselves through expansive and yet connective land-based principles.

Production Credits:

Tiokasin Ghosthorse (Lakota), Host and Executive Producer

Liz Hill (Red Lake Ojibwe), Producer

Karen Ramirez (Mayan), Studio Engineer, Radio Kingston

Tiokasin Ghosthorse, Audio Editor

Kevin Richardson, Podcast Editor

Music Selections:

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)

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2. Song Title: You’ve Got Nothing to Lose

Artist: Michael Kiwanuka

Single: You’ve Got Nothing to Lose (2014)

Label: Third Man Records

(00:27:45)

3. Song Title: Himno de la Guardia Indígena - Guardia Fuerza

Artist: Performed by Ali Aka Mind, Andrea Echeverri, Carlos Arturo Villamarin, Chane Meza, Derly Elide Musse Pasu, Eulalia Yagari, Gregorio Merchan, La Perła, Parranderos del Cauca Cuatro Más Tres

Written by: Hernan Sánchez Luligo, Manuel Jesús Sánchez

Produced by: Cory Camel, Juan Carlos Pellegrino

Single: Himno de la Guardia Indígena - Guardia Fuerza (2020)

Source: Parranderos del Cauca Cuatro Más Tres

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