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Calina Lawrence on Make No Bones About It. Feb 18th, 2018 at 4pm

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An enrolled member of the Suquamish TribeCalina Lawrence was born and raised within her Indigenous culture in the Pacific Northwest area of Washington State. She recently joined friend Shailene Woodley on the red carpet at the 2018 Golden Globe awards as part of the #MeToo movement. Calina’s vocal journey began at a young age when she was first introduced to her cultural music. While lending her voice to the preservation of Suquamish traditions, she also grew to love singing many contemporary genres. Lawrence was raised to understand the importance of spreading awareness about the social injustices that have impacted the quality of lives on tribal reservations and within urban Native communities. Her involvement in music has led her in activism in the cities of SeattleSan Francisco, and Oakland. Lawrence recently graduated with Honors from the University of San Francisco, attaining her BA in Performing Arts & Social Justice; a Music concentration. The art-ivist has spent recent time traveling the country in advocacy for Native Treaty Rights and the “Mni Wiconi” (Water is Life) movement led by the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe as well as the “NoLNG253” movement led by the Puyallup Tribe. Lawrence dedicates her artistry and energy to address: POC racial injustice, police brutality, mass-incarceration, gentrification, misrepresentation of Native Americans in education/mainstream United States media, climate injustice, blood quantum and enrollment issues, foster youth, suicide prevention, violence against women, and many other causes. Since graduation, this indigenous vocalist has released her debut single entitled “Alcatraz” a folk song (January ‘17) followed by the release of “Generations” (July ’17) a hip-hop track featuring 14 y/o Lil Deya.  Most recently, she has released “Don’t Count Me Out” (December ’17) featuring indigenous vocalist/emcee Desirae Harp. Lawrence will be releasing her first album in the year 2018. Lawrence will continue traveling the Nation pursuing her career as a musician/activist in the genres of Traditional FolkHip HopR&B/Soul, and Spoken Word Poetry while based out of the cities of Seattle/San Francisco.

Preview YouTube video Calina Lawrence feat. Desirae Harp- Don’t Count Me Out [OFFICIAL VIDEO]

Calina Lawrence feat. Desirae Harp- Don’t Count Me Out [OFFICIAL VIDEO]

Preview YouTube video Calina Lawrence ft. Lil Deya – Generations [OFFICIAL VIDEO]

Calina Lawrence ft. Lil Deya – Generations [OFFICIAL VIDEO]

 

 

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Raven visits with Joanne Shenandoah on Make No Bones About It. May 14, 2017 at 4pm

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Today May 14th, 2017 at 4pm we will be blessed up with a visit from Joanne Shenandoah❤️ so looking forward to our time with her. Listen live at www.kaosradio.org

Raven speaks with Mary J. Pavel shares about American Indian Sovereignty and Law and more.

Raven speaks with Mary J. Pavel shares about American Indian Sovereignty and Law and more.

Mary J. Pavel is a member of the Skokomish Tribe of Washington. Mary joined the nationally recognized federally Indian law firm of Sonosky, Chambers, Sachse, Endreson & Perry in 1992 and became a partner in January 1999. Mary was one of the first Indian women to be made a partner in a National Law Firm. Ms. Pavel graduated from the University of Washington School of Law and received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology from Dartmouth College. Mary works in all phases of the Firm’s practice, with a special emphasis in legislative matters pending before Congress. Mary has been noted in the Hill Newspaper as one of the Nation’s top tribal advocates in Washington, D.C. She is the Founding President of the Native American Bar Association of Washington, D.C. She is a member of both the Washington State Bar Association and the District of Columbia Bar Association.