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9/16/20 - Roberto Rodriguez and Ofelia Rivas - First Voices Radio

September 16, 2020 Tiokasin Ghosthorse
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9/16/20 - Roberto Rodriguez and Ofelia Rivas - First Voices Radio
Sep 16, 2020
Tiokasin Ghosthorse

This Week's Guests:
 
Roberto Rodriguez, Ph.D. — or “Dr. Cintli” — is an Associate Professor in the Mexican American Studies Department at the University of Arizona. Dr. Cintli is a longtime, award-winning writer. His last 2 books, “Our Sacred Maiz is our Mother: Nin Tonantzin Non Centeotl” (2014) and “Yolqui: A Warrior Summoned from the Spirit World” (2019) were both published by the University of Arizona Press. The third book of his trilogy — “Smiling Brown: People the color of the Earth” — will be published soon. A collection of his writings, titled “Writing 50 Years Amongst the Gringos,” will be published in 2021 by Aztlan Libre Press. Dr. Cintli currently writes a bi-monthly column for the Progressive Populist.
 
In the second half-hour, Tiokasin talks 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. More about Ofelia’s organization, O’odham Solidarity Project, can be found at http://tiamatpublications.com/.
 
Production Credits:

* Tiokasin Ghosthorse (Lakota), Host and Executive Producer
* Liz Hill (Red Lake Ojibwe), Producer
* Tiokasin Ghosthorse, Studio Engineer and Audio Editor, WIOX 91.3 FM, Roxbury, NY
 
Music Selections:

1. Song Title: Tahi Roots Mix (First Voices Radio Theme Song) 
Artist: Moana and the Moa Hunters 
CD: Tahi (1993) 
Label: Southside Records (Australia and New Zealand) 
(00:00:44) 
 
2. Song Title: The Silence of My Friends 
Artist: Toronzo Cannon 
CD: The Preacher, The Politician or The Pimp (2019) 
Label: Alligator Records 
 (00:26:55) 
 
3. Song Title: Colors 
Artist: Black Pumas 
CD: Black Pumas (2019) 
Label: ATO Records 
(00:54:20) 

Show Notes

This Week's Guests:
 
Roberto Rodriguez, Ph.D. — or “Dr. Cintli” — is an Associate Professor in the Mexican American Studies Department at the University of Arizona. Dr. Cintli is a longtime, award-winning writer. His last 2 books, “Our Sacred Maiz is our Mother: Nin Tonantzin Non Centeotl” (2014) and “Yolqui: A Warrior Summoned from the Spirit World” (2019) were both published by the University of Arizona Press. The third book of his trilogy — “Smiling Brown: People the color of the Earth” — will be published soon. A collection of his writings, titled “Writing 50 Years Amongst the Gringos,” will be published in 2021 by Aztlan Libre Press. Dr. Cintli currently writes a bi-monthly column for the Progressive Populist.
 
In the second half-hour, Tiokasin talks 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. More about Ofelia’s organization, O’odham Solidarity Project, can be found at http://tiamatpublications.com/.
 
Production Credits:

* Tiokasin Ghosthorse (Lakota), Host and Executive Producer
* Liz Hill (Red Lake Ojibwe), Producer
* Tiokasin Ghosthorse, Studio Engineer and Audio Editor, WIOX 91.3 FM, Roxbury, NY
 
Music Selections:

1. Song Title: Tahi Roots Mix (First Voices Radio Theme Song) 
Artist: Moana and the Moa Hunters 
CD: Tahi (1993) 
Label: Southside Records (Australia and New Zealand) 
(00:00:44) 
 
2. Song Title: The Silence of My Friends 
Artist: Toronzo Cannon 
CD: The Preacher, The Politician or The Pimp (2019) 
Label: Alligator Records 
 (00:26:55) 
 
3. Song Title: Colors 
Artist: Black Pumas 
CD: Black Pumas (2019) 
Label: ATO Records 
(00:54:20)