Monthly Archives: July 2010

An Evening with Charleen Touchette -“Messages from the Earth”

An Evening with Charleen Touchette -“Messages from the Earth”


Charleen Touchette is an artist, author, activist and mother of four living in the mountains in Santa Fe, New Mexico where she is the New Mexico Coordinator of Martin Luther King III’s Realizing the Dream Initiative. She was born in Woonsocket, Rhode Island in 1954 and authored t…he award-winning It Stops with Me: Memoir of a Canuck Girl, and NDN Art: Contemporary Native American Art. Charleen was awarded the Women’s Caucus for Art President’s Award in 1998. She is Québècois, Acadian and Métis of mixed blood French and Canadian First Nation ancestry and grew up bilingual in French and English. Charleen writes on the arts, handwork, sustainability, indigenous thinking, healing and nurturing creativity at She is a staff writer for where you can find her “Messages from the Earth” Eco Blog, articles for Eco Zine and Eco Op-Ed pieces

An Evening with Deloria Many Grey Horses and Francisco Grant Violich

“Starting from within, working in a circle, in a sacred manner, we develop and heal ourselves, our relationships,and the world.”

Indigenous Knowledge- A Time of Recognition – Digital Technology and the 4th Way

Deloria Many Grey Horses and Francisco Grant Violich( Franco) are currently working in South East Asia with Indigenous youth from seven different countries. Burma, Thailand, Indonesia, Philippines, Cambodia, Vietnam, and Laos. They are setting up deep social networks that center around Human Rights issues and celebration their culture and traditions.With the advance of technology in the past five years, it has made it very easy for organizations, communities and individuals of all ages to create their own social networks and websites. We use a variety of different open source platforms depending on what the needs are of our DSN participants.” DSN stands for Deep Social Networking.One important aspect of their training focuses on participatory media. There are so many different ways human being can learn and with technology we are able to utilize these different learning styles. They are using FWII site while working in Bangkok at an orphanage and it was so helpful. We would love to be able to use it again and implemented it into our training program.

DATE: Sunday July 25, 2010

Time: 5:00pm – 6:00pm

Location: KAOS 89.3 FM

KAOS is a non-commercial, community radio station broadcasting at 89.3 FM in the South Sound area of Washington state. The station is located on The Evergreen State College campus, in Olympia

City/Town: Olympia, WA

DURATION: 60 minutes

Click here this link below and you can listen by computer

An Evening with Ben Carnes on “Make No Bones About It.”


Ben Carnes is a Choctaw activist and writer who received the 1987 Oklahoma Human Rights Award for making a stand against forced hair-cutting policies while incarcerated. He was paroled in August 1988, and has been involved in organizing events and demonstrations on behalf of Nati…ve people and Native prisoners, including Leonard Peltier. He is currently immersed in several writing projects, including his biography that he hopes to have published before the end of 2010.

Conscious Empowerment for the Gulf Coast – Red Road Perspective

This is a conversation on how the Gulf Coast events may play into Hopi prophecy and what the bigger picture might represent in terms of underscoring a need for change to avoid ever more harmful environmental fallout as a result of lack of respect for our fragile ecosystem. Raven Redbone – hosts a show on Native issues and showcases elders who remind us to seek out the wisdom of indigenous cultures. We are encouraged to value development of stronger community role models and include sacred prayer as a daily practice … He highlights a list of influential Native Americans worth finding out more about. Find him at or on Facebook at Make no bones about it.

Hosted by: Wendy Garrett

Check out the show : Raven Redbone and Wendy Garrett

An Evening with Ken Cohen

Join Raven and his guest Ken “Bear Hawk” Cohen.  Join them as they talk about What is happening in the Gulf, Native Prophecies and Healing Heal the Sacred Circle.

Ken “Bear Hawk” Cohen ( is an internationally renowned health educator and author. Of Russian Jewish ancestry, he has followed the path of indigenous wisdom, his calling and his gift, for more than 40 years. He was an apprentice to noted North American Indian medicine people, and also worked closely with elder healers among the Chinese, African Zulu, and Nigerian Igbo peoples. An initiate of of Si.Si.Wiss and other medicine societies, he maintains close ties with his adoptive Cree Indian family from Canada. Ken’s lectures have been sponsored by universities, clinics, and conferences, including the Mayo Clinic, the Canadian Ministry of Health, and the Menninger Institute. He is the author of Honoring the Medicine: The Essential Guide to Native American Healing (Ballantine Books) and more than 200 journal articles on spirituality and health. In 2003 Ken won the leading international award in energy medicine, the Alyce and Elmer Green Award for Innovation and Lifetime Achievement.

Evening with Kristopher Barney

Evening with Kristopher Barney

Sunday, July 4, 2010
5:00pm – 6:00pm
KAOS 89.3 FM
Olympia, WA


Kristopher Barney is a traditional man, writer, artist who farms the mountain desert on his family’s land in the community of Rough Rock/Black Mesa, in the Navajo Nation. He lives in speaks by the traditional Dine’ (Navajo) way, close to the land and sky. He has published locally and internationally and has traveled across this sacred homeland to visit and share songs, seeds and prayers with other tribal relatives and nations. He is currently working and learning from elders and youth with his Tse’ Chi’zhi’ (Rough Rock) Garden & Art Project that was established years ago to bring traditional seeds, crops and Navajo farming techniques back into the Rough Rock community.

His clans are One Who Walks Around, born for Red Bottom People, his maternal grandfather’s clan is Red Running Into Water and his paternal grandfather is Salt Water People and Hopi.

You can contact him by phone at: 928 429 1459