20 year-old Quinault Member Jimmy Smith-Kramer was killed in an alleged racially-charged confrontation. Smith-Kramer was injured on Saturday and died from his injuries on Sunday May 28th, 2017.
Raven will be visiting with Cory Smith, Julian Petersen, Marco Black Sr., and maybe Micah Matsen, all from the Quinault Indian Nation. They are asking if you would be willing to come to Montesano Wa in Grays Harbor County August 22nd with them to support justice for Jimmy Smith Kramer. Tune in and hear the truth of what is going on and how we can help support them for seeking real justice.
Native flute player and artist has taken the journey home. R.I.P. Joseph FireCrow, prayers for the family. This Sunday, July 16,2017 we dedicate our show to him. We will play the interview we did with Joesph on ‘Make No Bones About It.’ Our interview was on October 23, 2011.
Seth Elsen is of Mohegan descent and a member of the Brothertown Indian Nation of Wisconsin. He works for the Hood Canal Salmon Enhancement Group, creating projects and programs aimed at recovering our salmon populations and training our next generation of salmon stewards. In the past, he has worked with state and federal agencies, as well as tribal communities in resource management.
He graduated from the University of Minnesota, Morris with degrees in Tribal Resource Management and Policy, Political Science, and American Indian Studies.
Raven will be visiting with Keith Secola and Jimbo Simmons. Listen in and be ready to get a deeper understanding of how to be a real human being. And learn about Keith’s next visit to the Pacific Northwest.
About Tom Keefe
Tom Keefe’s experience as legislative director for U.S. Sen. Warren Magnuson (D-WA) and later work for Senator Brock Adams (D-WA) gave him a unique perspective on the tragic collision of governmental, commercial, sport and industrial and tribal interests along the Columbia River that led to David Sohappy’s federal court prosecution.
Currently legal counsel for Kauffman & Associates, Inc. in Spokane, Keefe has extensive experience in litigation involving federal Indian treaty rights in federal, state and tribal courts. He also served as an appellate judge for the Northwest Intertribal Court System.
Saturday at 1 PM – 3 PM
5 days from now · 48–73° Partly Cloudy
Evergreen State Longhouse Cedar Room
2700 evergreen parkway nw Olympia, WA, Olympia, Washington 98505
“The Human race, is the face of all people, different tongues,one heart.”–Keith Secola
Native folk & blues rocker Keith Secola is an accomplished artist: award-winning musician, guitarist and native flute player; singer, songwriter, and producer. His music is familiar to thousands of fans across North America and Europe. Keith’s famous song,”NDN KARS” is considered the contemporary Native American anthem and is the most requested song on Native radio in the US and Canada. Keith Secola is Anishinabe (Ojibwa) originally from the Mesabi Iron Range country of northern Minnesota, now residing in Arizona. He is a member of the Anishinabe Nation of northern Minnesota and southern Ontario,Canada.
Keith Secola is a seven-time Native American Music Award winner, receiving numerous Nammy nominations in various categories.
Winner: Artist of the Year, Best Producer, Best Folk/Country Recording, Best Blues/Jazz Recording, Best Independent Recording, Best Linguistic Recording, Best Instrumental Recording
Nominations for: Songwriter of the Year, Record of the Year, Song/Single of the Year, Best Historical Recording.
In 2011, Keith Secola was inducted into the Native American Music Awards Hall of Fame, joining Jimmy Hendrix, Hank Williams, Crystal Gayle, Richie Valens among other inductees.
More about Keith Secola