Monthly Archives: September 2010

Erika T. Wurth Poet, Reading from her New Collection of Poetry

Raven Redbone speaks to Erika about her new poetry.

About the Author
Erika T. Wurth is mixed blood (Apache, Chickasaw, Cherokee) and was born in Los Angeles. She grew up in Colorado between Idaho Springs and Evergreen, although she has lived different places off and on. Her work, both poetry and fiction, has appeared in Raven Chronicles, Fiction, Cedar Hill Review, AMCRJ, and SAIL. She teaches creative writing at Western Illinois University in Macomb, Illinois.

DATE: Sunday October 10th, 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

Listen Live: http://kaos.evergreen.edu/listen.html

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An Evening with Angaangaq Angakkorsuaq -October 3, 2010 at 5pm

 

Join Raven as he speak with guest Angaangaq Angakkorsuaq. Angaangaq Angakkorsuaq is an Eskimo-Kalaallit Elder whose family belongs to the traditional healers of the Far North from Kalaallit Nunaat, Greenland. “the man who looks like his uncle”. Uncle, as he is frequently called, bridges the boundaries of cultures and faiths in people young and old. His work has taken him to five continents and over 40 countries around the world i…ncluding South Africa, North America, South America, Asia, Arctic Europe, Russia, and Siberia. As a traditional healer, storyteller and carrier of a Qilaut (drum), he conducts Healing Circles, Intensives and sweat lodges integrating the wisdom of traditional Inuit teachings from the unwritten healing traditions of the Eskimo-Kalaallit people. Angaangaq is an internationally respected Elder for the Native Communities of the Circumpolar Arctic, North and South America and Europe. He is an highly esteemed Elder of the Canadian-based Four Worlds International Institute for Human and Community Development, the American Indian Institute Traditional Circle of Indian Elders and Youth, the World Council of Elders and the World Commission on Global Consciousness and Spirituality, acting as liaison to indigenous tribes. He is also an Elder for the Aboriginal Justice Learning Network, Justice Canada and Elder Advisor to the board of directors of the Canadian Institute for Conflict Resolution. Angaangaq is a keynote speaker at international conferences and symposia on environmental and indigenous issues. He participates in peace and spiritual vigils with the United Nations, speaking on panels for the United Nation Environmental Protection Agency, the Panel on Religion and Spirituality, the Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues, as well as the Panel for UNESCO’s Oceans, Fishers and Hunters. His work is acclaimed in promoting interracial and intercultural harmony. Angaangaq is a member of the World Wisdom Council, an Elder of the Tribal Link Foundation, Inc. and a member of the World Commission on Global Consciousness and Spirituality acting as liaison to indigenous tribes. He is associated with the United Religions Initiative in alliance with the United Nations, the Club of Budapest International, The Masters Group, the Earth Restorations Corps., and serves on the special advisory Council to the Jane Goodall Institute. He is an Elder in association with West Virginia University and speaks frequently at Universities and colleges in North America and Europe. Sharing healing circles with leaders of small villages and indigenous tribes from around the world is among his most rewarding work. Among the world healers and speakers, Angaangaq has shared the dais with are: Jane Goodall, Dr. Phil Lane, Co-coordinator of Four Worlds International & Four Directions, Chief Oren Lyons, Faith Keeper of the Onondaga Nation, Mercedes and Geraldo Barrios, Dr. Theo Paredes, and the Zulu spiritual leader, Credo Mutwa. He is a dear friend of Grandfather William Commanda, Elder of the Algonquin Nation and the Circle of All Nations in Ottawa. Sirmiq Aattuq LLC

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“New Way” -Turtle Woman Rising

Turtle Women Rising held a gathering in 2008 in a Stand For Peace. We are honored to share this song “New Way” written by our sister Imani White. We hope you will join us this October 8-11, 2010 In Washingtond DC or drum with us in solidarity at your home place. Many Blessings to you as we bring a new way to walk on the earth.

TURTLE WOMAN RISING

Dedicated to a Great Human Being -Billy Frank Jr.

An Evening with Robert Satiacum and Deborah Guerrero 9-19th, 2010 5pm

Raven will be talking with Robert Satiacum about the film the Canoe Way that will be shown September 29th at 7pm at Traditions Fair Trade and Cafe which is a place to discover folk art products from cultures around the world. We are a member of the Fair Trade Federation.

More on the film:
Canoe Way: The Sacred Journey documents the annual Tribal Journeys of Pacific Northwest Coast Salish people. Indigenous tribes and First Nations… from Oregon, Washington, Canada and Alaska follow their ancestral pathways through the waters of Puget Sound, Inside Passage and the Northwest Coast. Families and youth reconnect with the past and each other. Ancient songs, dances, regalia, ceremonies, and language were almost lost and are coming back.
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Raven will talk with Deborah Guerrero talk about Stand For Peace in Washington DC-Sunrise Friday October 8th to Monday October 11th, 2010, @ 3:33pm.

Turtle Women Rising invites you to support this Stand For Peace by joining us in DC, October 8th-11th, 2010, and to participate as much as you are comfortable. You can drum with us for all 4 days, or just come for an afternoon. Our organization is all volunteer, and our funding comes from donations and collaborations. TWR’s Fiscal Sponsorship is held by the Center For Sacred Studies, which means we are a non-profit, and all donations are tax deductible. We invite you to volunteer, make a donation, (either financial or inkind services), network with us and help us get the word out both with your local and global community, or bring TWR to your homeplace so we can offer a teaching, a lecture/discussion, a prayer circle or a performance.
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Please note: No charge you may access the program via the internet at web link below..

DATE: Sunday September 19th, 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

An Evening with Brian Larney-Choctaw/Seminole Artist 9-12-2010

An Evening with Brian Larney-Choctaw/Seminole Artist.

Original creations by Brian Larney are rare archival illustrations from the past and rich culture of the Choctaw and Seminole nations. His visuals present a contemporary style of his heritage and maintains the period’s cultural accuracy. Brian honors his tribal heritage by doing Southeastern Art and signs his artwork with his tribal family name of five generations. His artist signature YA-HV-LA NE means Yellow-Wolf in Seminole. …Brian has served as an art instructor for special programs sponsored by various organizations such as the Texas Commission of the Arts, the American Indian Education Program of Dallas Public Schools in Dallas, Dallas Museum of Art and Dallas Bathhouse Cultural Center. From 1995- 1998, Brian received grants from the Neighborhood Touring Program (funded by the City of Dallas’ Cultural Affairs Program) to teach tribal heritage art to children throughout the City of Dallas. In 1993, Brian designed a program cover for the Human Rights Cover Expo for the City of Dallas S.M.U. Chapter/Amnesty International of the United Nations and art exhibition, Art exhibition at the G.T.E.’s World Headquarters’ in Los Colinas, Texas; art exhibit at the International Museum of Cultures. He presented a lecture and art exhibit for the Black History Program for the Human Resource and Service Administration’s office in Dallas. His artwork was showcased in Multicultural art exhibit at the Federal Bank of Dallas. His paintings hang at the Family Place in Dallas, the Mississippi Choctaw Museum in Choctaw, Mississippi and Oklahoma. Choctaw’s Nation’s Capitol Museum and Oklahoma Choctaw Nation Headquarters, The Silver Sun Gallery in Atlanta. The Seminole Nation Museum in Oklahoma and the Seminole Okalee Indian Village & Museum in Hollywood, Florida. He exhibited in a citywide art tour throughout Dallas, showcased artwork for the 32nd Annual Dallas All-sport Association Banquet, and lectured at the American- Indian Education Program night school. Calendar Signing for the American Indian Science and Engineering Society’s national conference in Houston. He has taught art classes and lectured about his artwork at several Dallas Public Schools to break stereotypes about American Indians and bring cultural awareness to the future. H.O.P.E. and the on an artist panel MAC Gallery to discuss the topic “The Melting Pot. Does it work or not?

Latest Accomplishments:
2004
Dallas Arts Gala / Art Exhibit
2004 Red Earth Art Market / Contemporary Art Merit Award
Showcase Ice House / One Man Art Show
Painting /Florida Seminole Commemorative Issue Hard Rock Casino opening
15th Annual Dallas American Indian Art Market
2003
American Indian Film Festival – Festival apparel designs
Featured Artist at the Eastfield College – Dallas
Featured Artist at the 14th Annual American Indian Art Market – Dallas
Joint venture with U.S. Lacrosse to carry stickball lithographs – Baltimore
2002
American Indian Film Institute 27th Festival Poster – San Francisco
American Indian Art Market – Tulsa
2001
American Indian Film Institute 26th Festival Poster – San Francisco
20th Anniversary :: Bathhouse Cultural Center art exhibition
Seminole Tribe of Florida’s: Festival art exhibit
Seminole Tribe of Florida’s: Housing Dept. – Annual Conference Painting
98-00
Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale: Six Art Exhibitions –
Experiment 0.1 /0.2 /0.3 /0.4 / U.N.I.T.Y. and Door to the World
Experiment Visual installation-art exhibition-Void Gallery-New York
Art mural for Bob Marley Festival//Art Institute in Fort Lauderdale-Miami
Painting for “SAFARI” co. collateral campaign cover-Fort Lauderdale
Seminole Tribe of Florida – Big Cypress- 8 original Seminole clan paintings
Ancient folklore Latin storytelling paintings for a “Aboard” in-flight magazine in Miami that service air flights to Latin America

Awards:
Seminole Museum Signature Series
One Man Art Show/Best of Show/1st Place
Five Civilized Tribes Museum
1st Place/2nd Place
Red Earth
1st place, 2nd Place
Festival of Art
Featured Artist/Governor’s Award/1st Place/3rd Place
GTE World Headquarters
One Man Art Show
Eagledancer Gallery
One Man Art Show
Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale
Featured Artist

Website:
http://www.yahvlane.com/

See the Woman by John Trudell