THANA REDHAWK As an influential eloquent speaker, published poet and award winning spoken word artist, Thana Redhawk is a heaARTivist for the evolution in human consciousness. Through her poetry, music, activism and honoring sacred purpose in each being, she prays to empower others by decolonizing hearts through rEmbering what it means to be a human being.
Thana currently hosts the radio show’s called Native Voices Radio on KPFN in Mendocino County, Ca and Native Nations Radio / Apache Radio broadcast via internet with the servers on sovereign Apache Territory.
Thana is currently working on creating a new television channel “Indigenous Entertainment Television”, to bring indigenous content to the people, for the people, from the people. She is also the owner of Native Voices Media INC. and Human Intelligence Network Co-founder.
Thana is also a Board member of Native American Entertainment Coalition of California, Sacred World Peace Alliance (Protection of White Bison herd) both non profit organizations. As the Youngest Grandmother on the Grandmother’s Circle the Earth Council she feels we are here not to impress others, but to leave an inspired impression by keeping prayer strong, remembering everything is sacred and everything is related.
Here to plant fearless beauty of the healing of hearts, minds and spirits… we are the prayers of thousands of seeds the anceStars planted while singing the songs of creation…
ABOUT SWIL KANIM
Swil Kanim, US Army Veteran, classically trained violinist, native storyteller and actor, is a member of the Lummi Nation.
Because of his unique ability to inspire audiences to express themselves honorably, Swil Kanim is a sought-after keynote speaker for conferences, workshops, school assemblies, and rehabilitation centers.
He travels extensively throughout the United States, enchanting audiences with his original composition music and native storytelling. His workshops, The Elements of Honor, are attended by people from all walks of life.
Swil Kanim considers himself and his music to be the product of a well supported public school music program. Music and the performance of music helped him to process the traumas associated with his early placement into the foster care system.
Swil Kanim’s compositions incorporate classical influences as well as musical interpretations of his journey from depression and despair to spiritual and emotional freedom. The music and stories that emerge from his experiences have been transforming people’s lives for decades.
Alex Jimerson, Seneca, attends New York University in a Food Studies masters program. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Public Health and a minor in Native American Studies from Syracuse University. His work focuses on Indigenous Food Systems, traditional trade and contemporary food issues. Alex loves to play the game lacrosse, a traditional medicine game of his Haudenosaunee people.
Noel Altaha, White Mountain Apache, holds a Masters of Science in Social Work from Columbia University. Her Bachelors in Psychology and minored in Native American & Indigenous Studies from Fort Lewis College in Durango, Colorado. Her research focuses on Native Americans healing from historical trauma and unresolved grief. She is a teaching assistant at Columbia University School of Social Work in policy.
STANDING WITH STANDING ROCK
Monday September 26
Come show your support for Standing Rock as “Olympia Food CO-OP” and “Make No Bones About It.” Present the film “Trudell”!
6:30 pm doors / 7pm show
PAY WHAT YOU CAN AFFORD!
at the door time of the film
206 5th Avenue SE -downtown Olympia, Wa.
In this documentary filmmaker Heather Rae the engaging life story of Native American poet-prophet-activist John Trudell and his heartfelt message of active, personal responsibility to the earth, all of its inhabitants and our descendants.
Director: Heather Rae
more about John Trudell and the film –http://www.johntrudell.com/
Red Warrior Camp Legal Fund- Relatives we are actively working to get our brothers and sisters out! We appreciate all of your support! If you are able to continue supporting, please do so at:
This event is sponsored by the Olympia Food Coop.
More information contact:
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Screening of Trudell
Screening of Trudell Facebook Page
“Not only is Cody Blackbird an incredible Native Flute player, but I love how he blends the Native sound with blues and classic rock. He and his band definitely know how to bring the heart and soul.” Bibi McGill, Musical Director/Lead Guitarist for Beyonce
“Cody’s music, which he terms “AlterNative Fusion,” sits in a class by itself in the music world” Buffalo ArtVoice
Cody Blackbird has been widely recognized as one of the worlds top Native American musicians touring today. Blending the old with the new, Cody merges the Native American flute with powerful vocals into contemporary blues rock sounds with The Cody Blackbird Band. The band has been compared to a hybrid Native version of the famous Blues rock band “Blues Traveler”
Featured on NBC, PBS, WGN, MSNBC, CNN and The NY Times Cody has performed over 1500 shows both nationally and internationally and with the band they plan on taking it to the next level. The Cody Blackbird Band has shared the bill with such artists as Arlo Guthrie, Lynyrd Skinard’s Rickey Medlocke, Peter, Paul and Mary’s Peter Yarrow, Nahko Bear, Xavier Rudd, and Reggae legends “Big Mountain”
Most recently Cody returned from a 7 day solo Japan Tour, playing Yamaha Corporate Headquarters “Yamaha Ginza” as well as Nagoya Yamaha and KIWA Hall in Tokyo in celebration of High Spirits Flutes 25th anniversary
The band is gearing up for their 2016 “All In” tour which will take them to over 25 different states, Australia, and Japan
They are currently recording their full length album to be released early new year of 2016
The Cody Blackbird Band is:
Xavier Torres on guitar, bass, vocals
Lewis Schwenk on guitar
Caleb Blackbird on Flute, Trumpet and vocals
Cody Blackbird, NA Flute, Lead Vocals
KTUU, NBC Affiliate
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SCATTER THEIR OWN, Scotti Clifford and Juliana Brown Eyes-Clifford, are an Alternative Rock Duo of Oglala Lakota ancestry from the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation of South Dakota. Scotti Clifford has performed across the U.S. and Canada as a Vocalist, Back-up Vocalist, Bass-Player, Drummer, and Guitarist. But now the Singer/Songwriter/Guitarist fronts the duo with Bassist/Rhythm Guitarist/Backup Vocalist Juliana Brown Eyes-Clifford. Scatter Their Own, lyrically, pays tribute to the concepts and philosophy of their Lakota culture while fusing Alternative Rock and Blues into what they would like to call Alter-Native Rock and Roll. They believe that their music celebrates Grandmother Earth.
Scatter Their Own have been definitely building a loyal fan base nationally. They have been up and down the West Coast from Seattle to Los Angeles touring. Over the past two years, STO has also toured the Southwest, the Midwest, and have also done shows in Canada. They will soon be announcing a Spring Tour, as well as select summer dates in support their of new album “Taste The Time,” available March 11th, 2014.
SCATTER THEIR OWN