First Voices Radio

05/08/22 - Edgardo Krebs

May 09, 2022 Tiokasin Ghosthorse
First Voices Radio
05/08/22 - Edgardo Krebs
Show Notes

Edgardo Krebs was born and raised in Buenos Aires, Argentina. He studied social anthropology at the University of Oxford in England. Edgardo's main topic of interest is the history of anthropology in Argentina. He did fieldwork among the Tatsimo of southern Madagascar, and in Tierra del Fuego, following the diaries of Sir Baldwin Spencer. He conducted several research trips to the Gran Chaco.

Harpers Magazine, The Washington Post, and The Times Literary Supplement have published his work, which has also appeared in several scholarly journals and books. Edgardo's book on the first film adaptation of Richard Wright's 1950 film Native Son, which was shot in Buenos Aires with Wright himself playing the lead role, appeared in Spanish. Edgardo was the executive producer of the film's restoration. Edgardo is now working on the biography of Alfred Métraux, one of the pioneers of Gran Chaco ethnography.

Edgardo is a Research Associate at the Department of Anthropology, National Museum of Natural History at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C. Tiokasin and Edgardo discuss "Landmark Napalpí Massacre trial begins in Argentina, 98 years after Indigenous Killings," an article that was published in The Buenos Aires Times on April 20, 2022. The article opens with this sentence: "Almost 100 years after police officers and settlers in Argentina mowed down hundreds of Indigenous people protesting living and working conditions on cotton plantations, a landmark trial has opened in Chaco Province to finally secure some form of accountability."

Production Credits:
Tiokasin Ghosthorse (Lakota), Host and Executive Producer
Liz Hill (Red Lake Ojibwe), Producer
Malcolm Burn, Studio Engineer, Radio Kingston, WKNY 1490 AM and 107.9 FM, Kingston, NY
Tiokasin Ghosthorse, Audio Editor
Loye Miller, Final Audio Edit

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)

2. Song Title: Tree of Life (lead vocals by Don Amero)
Song Length: 03:14
Artist: Indian City
Album: Here & Now (2017)
Label: Rising Sun Productions, Inc., Winnipeg, MB, Canada

3. Song Title: Tiny Hands
Song Length: 03:04
Artist: Quantum Tangle
Album: Shelter As We Go (2017)
Label: Coax Records, Calgary, AB, Canada

4. Song Title: Spring to Come
Song Length: 03:07
Artist: Digging Roots
Album: We Are (2009)
Label: Digging Roots

5. Song: Some Kind of Hell
Song Length: 03:34
Artist: Burnstick
Album: Kîyânaw (2019)
Label: Burnstick

6. Song Title: Reap and Sow
Song Length: 05:14
Artist: One Way Sky
EP: Soul Searcher (2021)
Label: Akimel Records

7. Song Title: Star People
Song Length: 03:54
Artist: Indian City
CD: Code Red (2021)
Label: Rising Sun Productions, Inc., Winnipeg, MB, Canada

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