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Indigenous Knowledge and Values , “Returning to the past to move forward”

Join Raven and his guest Micah McCarty as they speak on Indigenous Knowledge and Values , “Returning to the past to move forward” with Micah McCarty.

Micah McCarty is a member of the Makah Nation, currently residing in Neah Bay, Washington. McCarty was raised in a Makah speaking household where he learned to the “old way” of singing and making costumes for performances. McCarty is also a drum maker and a woodcarver of traditional tribal imagery. Within the last several years, McCarty has been involved with reviving the ancient songs of the Makah people, as well as the imagery of his family. His work has been part of the Royal British Columbia Museum’s “Out of the Mist Treasures of the Nuu-cha-nulth Chiefs”.

http://salishreflections.wordpress.com/2010/08/25/life-on-the-edge-micah-mccarty-and-the-people-of-the-cape/

http://www.orionmagazine.org/index.php/articles/article/5101/