First Voices Indigenous Radio
January 21, 2020
In the first half-hour, Host Tiokasin Ghosthorse welcomes Max Nesterak, reporter and producer of “Uprooted: The 1950s Plan to Erase Indian Country” (Nov. 1, 2019) Minnesota Public Radio and APM Reports). Max is a reporter for a soon-to-be-announced news outlet in Minnesota, part of the States Newsroom network. Previously, he’s worked at Minnesota Public Radio and National Public Radio.
In the second half-hour, Tiokasin talks with Oqwilowgwa, Kim Recalma-Clutesi of the Qualicum First Nation, British Columbia, Canada. Oqwilowgwa is a cross-cultural interpreter, teacher, researcher and writer on topics of ethnobiology and tribal history. She is also a nonprofit director, political organizer, and award-winning videographer and film producer. Oqwilowgwa is a co-author of “Indigenous song keepers reveal traditional ecological knowledge in music” (The Conversation, Jan. 2, 2020).