First Voices Radio

07/10/22 - Joe Pitawanakwat

July 11, 2022 Tiokasin Ghosthorse
First Voices Radio
07/10/22 - Joe Pitawanakwat
Show Notes

Joe Pitawanakwat is Tiokasin Ghosthorse's guest for the full hour of this week's episode. Joe is Ojibway from Wiikwemkoong and is married with one daughter. He is the Founder and Director of Creators Garden, an Indigenous outdoor, and now fully online, education based business, focused on plant identification, beyond-sustainable harvesting, and teaching every one of their linguistic, historical, cultural, edible, ecological and medicinal significance through experiences.

Joe's programming is easily adaptable to make appropriate and successfully delivered to a variety of organizations, including more than 100 First Nations communities, 20 Universities and 18 colleges and dozens of various institutions throughout Canada and the United States and beyond. Joe has learned from hundreds of traditional knowledge holders and uniquely blends and reinforces it with an array of western sciences. Follow Joe on Instagram Subscribe to Creator's Garden on YouTube.

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: Burning Times
Artist: Rumors of the Big Wave
Album: Burning Times (1993)
Label: Earth Beat

2. Song Title: Shade of History (soundtrack)
Artist: Julian Cote feat. Pura Fe
Album: Shade of History (2018)
Label: Pine Needle Productions

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