First Voices Radio

06/12/22 - Dwaine Perry, STEVEN T. NEWCOMB

June 15, 2022 Tiokasin Ghosthorse
First Voices Radio
06/12/22 - Dwaine Perry, STEVEN T. NEWCOMB
Show Notes

Dwaine Perry is Chief of the Ramapough-Lunaape Nation located in Mahweh, New Jersey. Chief Perry has a long history of advocacy and has sat with elders and Indigenous leaders in the Himalayas, the Andes and throughout North America, seeking and coalescing the seeds of unity and truth remaining in the colonized mind. He champions human rights today, focusing primarily on issues concerning the Ramapough Lunaape Nation and the Indigenous community at-large.

STEVEN T. NEWCOMB (Shawnee, Lenape) is a scholar, educator, author, journalist, film producer, public speaker and workshop leader/facilitator. He is internationally recognized for his more than three decades of research and writing on the origins of federal Indian law and international law dating back to the early days of Christendom, most notably focused on the religious doctrine now known in history as the Doctrine of Christian Discovery. Steve is author of Pagans in the Promised Land: Decoding the Doctrine of Christian Discovery (Fulcrum Publishing, 2008) and a Producer of the 2015 documentary film, The Doctrine of Discovery: Unmasking the Domination Code directed and produced by Sheldon Wolfchild (Dakota). Steve's website is

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

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: Don't Wanna Fight
Artist: Alabama Shakes
CD: Sound and Color (2015)
Label: ATO Records

3. Song Title: Mad World
Artist: Gary Jules and Michael Andrews (by Michael Gondry)
Album: Trading Snakeoil for Wolftickets (2001)
Label: Down Up Down Music

4. Song Title: Shape of Becoming
Artist: Jahan
Album: N/A
Label: N/A

5. Song: The Unforgotten
Artist: Iskwé
Album: acākosīk (2019)
Label: iskwé Music, Inc.

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