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Nahko on Make No Bones About It. 9/27 at 5pm

NAHKO – MY NAME IS BEAR so many dear people helped me write and live these stories. the two summers i spent in alaska, half the winter in louisiana and the other half holed up in my van in portland, and then the first year in hawaii were transformational and pivotal to shaping me into who i am today. those 3 years before i met my mother would offer a reclaiming of my name, finding new faith and fever for my own spiritual connection to Creator, and discovering first love. these were just a few of the important discoveries for a young cub set on exploring the world and finding himself amongst the wild.

Nahko and Medicine for the People

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Paul Stanford on Make No Bones About. 9/27 at 4pm

Paul Stanford in the News

For over 30 years Paul Stanford has been working to end marijuana and hemp prohibition. He has appeared in hundreds of news stories and publications. Listed below are some of the news stories that Paul Stanford’s businesses have appeared in.
News stories about Paul Stanford’s businesses;
April 5th, 2016

Cannabis Radio: Learn from the real deal: The THC Foundation

http://www.cannabisradio.com/podcasts/hempresent/paul-stanford-of-the-thc-foundation/
March 29th, 2016

CounterPunch Magazine: Hemp, Cannabis and Marijuana: What’s the Difference?

http://www.counterpunch.org/2016/03/29/hemp-cannabis-and-marijuana-whats-the-difference/
2015

Interview of Paul Stanford in the Dutch magazine Soft Secrets

http://paul-stanford.com/index.php/2016/03/16/2015-soft-secrets-interview-with-paul-stanford/
March 13th, 2016

Hempresent Interview of Paul Stanford by Vivian McPeak

http://www.cannabisradio.com/podcasts/hempresent/paul-stanford-of-the-thc-foundation/
December 6th, 2015

Cannabis Now magazine: Paul Stanford: 40-Year Cannabis Activist Reflects on Legalization

http://cannabisnowmagazine.com/current-events/legal/paul-stanford-40-year-cannabis-activist-reflects-on-legalization
November 25th, 2015

Newsweek: A Cannabis Crusader Brings the Fight for Legal Weed to America’s Heartland

http://www.newsweek.com/2015/12/04/cannabis-crusader-brings-fight-legal-weed-americas-heartland-397956.html
October 18th

OregonLive.com: Hempstalk boasts ‘better vibe,’ but still faces controversy in downtown Portland

http://www.oregonlive.com/entertainment/index.ssf/2015/10/hempstalk_2015.html
October 17th, 2015

Salem-News.com: 2015 Hempstalk Harvest Festival Kicks off Saturday at 10am

http://www.salem-news.com/articles/october172015/hempstalk-harvest-fest-bk.php
October 10th, 2015

TheWeedBlog.com: See Portland NORML At This Weekend’s Oregon Hemp Convention

http://www.theweedblog.com/see-portland-norml-at-this-weekends-oregon-hemp-convention/
October 8th, 2015

MarijuanaPolitics.com: Will Napster Co-founder Lead California’s Legalization Effort?

http://marijuanapolitics.com/will-napster-co-founder-lead-californias-legalization-effort/
September 21st, 2015

Salem-News.com: Hempstalk Harvest Festival Set For October 17-18th in Tom McCall Waterfront Park

http://www.salem-news.com/articles/september212015/oregon-hempstalk-2015-mb.php
September 10th, 2015

(Video): KATU News: Paul Stanford Discusses Legalization and Regulation of Marijuana

http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x35xbn5_paul-stanford-discusses-legalization-and-regulation-of-marijuana-katu-2_news
September 3rd, 2015

KOIN News: Hempstalk approved but smoke still hangs in the air

Hempstalk approved but smoke still hangs in the air
August 27th, 2015

Oregonlive.com: Portland gives Hempstalk festival a third chance, approves 2015 waterfront event

http://www.oregonlive.com/portland/index.ssf/2015/08/portland_gives_hempstalk_festi.html
August 6th, 2015

Oregonlive.com: Hempstalk festival ‘will never surrender,’ leader appeals Portland permit denial for second time

http://www.oregonlive.com/portland/index.ssf/2015/08/hempstalk_festival_will_never.html
July 10th, 2015

Salem News: 710 Festival Bursts Its Seams and Moves to Keizer

http://www.salem-news.com/articles/july092015/710-festival-bk.php
July 1st, 2015

The Weed Blog: Thousands Turn Out For “Burnside Burn” Celebration Of Marijuana Legalization In Oregon

http://www.theweedblog.com/thousands-turn-out-for-burnside-burn-celebration-of-marijuana-legalization-in-oregon/
June 22nd, 2015

OPB: Oregon Pot Advocate: Medical Research Still Has Its Hurdles

http://www.opb.org/news/article/oregon-pot-advocate-medical-research-still-has-its-hurdles/
June 8th, 2015

Hemp News: Stanford Urges Voters to Write Lawmakers, Protect Medical Marijuana

http://crrh.org/news/taxonomy/term/11584
June 2nd, 2015

(Video): Global Cannabis March 2015: Paul Stanford – End Prohibition


February 2nd, 2015

Salem News: Oregon Farmers can Legally Grow Hemp as of Now!

http://www.salem-news.com/articles/february022015/oregon-hemp-farming-bk.php
November 10th, 2014

Conversation with Paul Stanford | The Abakus Blog

https://abakusmagazine.wordpress.com/2014/11/09/conversation-with-paul-stanford/
August 29th, 2013

Salem News: Operation Red Dragonfly Speaks to Paul Stanford

http://www.salem-news.com/articles/august292013/stanford-ord_tk.php
May 10th, 2013

Springfield, Colorado: The difference between hemp, marijuana and cannabis

http://springfieldcolorado.com/Local-news/2014/04/the-difference-between-hemp-marijuana-and-cannabis/
October 29th, 2012

Oregonlive.com: Medical marijuana: A few high-volume doctors approve most patients

http://www.oregonlive.com/health/index.ssf/2012/1/medical_marijuana_a_few_high-v.html
October 18th, 2012

Oregonlive.com: Marijuana would be treated like liquor in Oregon if legalization measure passes

http://www.oregonlive.com/politics/index.ssf/2012/10/marijuana_would_be_treated_lik.html
September 19th, 2012

KATU: Salem to host cannabis tax act discussion on Sept. 28

http://www.katu.com/communities/salem/salem-to-host-cannabis-tax-act-discussion-on-sept-28-494760-198348031.html
February 2nd, 2012

KATU: ‘Usable pot’ ruling highlights medical marijuana legal mess

http://www.katu.com/news/local/Usable-pot-ruling-highlights-medical-marijuana-legal-mess-138569404.html
January 12th, 2011

Willamette Week: Weed, The People

http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-16397-weed_the_people.html
April 17th, 2010

Seattle Times: Medical pot business poised for huge growth

http://www.seattletimes.com/seattle-news/medical-pot-business-poised-for-huge-growth/
October 12th, 2009

Oregonlive.com: Marijuana activist showing signs of improvement after heart attack

http://www.oregonlive.com/portland/index.ssf/2009/10/marijuana_activist_showing_sig.html
June 18th, 2009

(Video) CNN: Anderson Cooper 360: America’s High Day


June 12th, 2009

Willamette Week: Anderson Cooper Wants to Hit our Joint

http://www.wweek.com/portland/blog-4224-anderson_cooper_wants_to_hit_our_joint.html
December 14th, 2008

Willamette Week: Stanford Rolls to Victory at Medical Cannabis Awards

http://www.wweek.com/portland/blog-5664-stanford_rolls_to_victory_at_medical_cannabis_awards.html
December 9th, 2008

Willamette Week: ‘King Bong’ Takes Detroit

http://www.wweek.com/portland/blog-5726-king_bong_takes_detroit.html
October 16th, 2008

Oregonlive.com: Medical marijuana gardens grow concerns in Clackamas County

http://www.oregonlive.com/clackamascounty/index.ssf/2008/10/medical_marijuana_gardens_grow.html
September 6th, 2007

OregonLive: THCF protects patients in federal court, 2 articles and Federal Court Order

http://list.hemp.net/pipermail/hemp-talk/2008-January/020931.html
January 24th, 2007

Willamette Week: Garden of Weedin’

http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-6541-garden_of_weedin.htm

Tonight we will be sharing about honoring our Uncle Billy Frank Jr. 

Photo from Hank Adams and written by Hank Adams

Mark Hoover’s photo of Northwest Indian Fisheries Commission (NWIFC) chairman Billy Frank Jr. (published 2017). Northwest Treaty Tribes, Peggen Frank There is presently a proposal pending before the Port of Olympia to rename Marine Drive west of Olympia’s East Bay as “Billy Frank Jr. Way”- with Petitions circulating in support of that action. Marine Drive ends in vicinity and site of the Protocols and Welcoming of Canoes for the respective Paddle to Squaxin Island Canoe Journey 2012 and the Paddle to Nisqually Canoe Journey 2016. The following is my statement in support of the Petitions for the renaming as circulated variously by Brian M Frisina, Freddie Xwenang Lane, Colleen Jollie, Peggen Frank and others:
“Billy Frank Jr. descends from honored 19th Century-born leaders of each the Squaxin Island and Nisqually Indian Nations whose ancestral boundaries touch in the waters of Budd’s Inlet west of Marine Drive. In December 2000, the Memorial and Life Celebration for “Jim” Heckman – the most significant non-tribal witness in the federal case of United States v. Washington (Boldt Decision 1974) – was held on East Bay Drive parallel to and in sight of the site where Heckman set up his Marine Drive USF&WS one-man office in 1962 near the KGY Radio tower and became one of Billy Frank Jr.’s closest friends and colleagues. Billy Frank’s last fishing arrest came not on the Nisqually River but rather at the floodgates connecting and separating Budd’s Inlet from Capitol Lake in Olympia. Billy Frank’s ‘formal schooling’ ended in attendance at Washington Junior High and Olympia High School – both in Olympia. That was noted when he was confirmed by the Washington State Senate in Olympia as a Trustee for The Evergreen State College to serve an extended term as Trustee from 1996 into 2003 under Governors Mike Lowry and Gary Locke. Additional to his work with 20 tribes’ Northwest Indian Fisheries Commission (NWIFC) from 1977 until May 5, 2014, Billy Frank, Jr. was appointed by Washington Governor Christine Gregoire to serve as one of the co-Chairs of the original Puget Sound Partnership (along with Bill Ruckleshaus and Jay Manning) to lead “the region’s collective effort to restore and protect Puget Sound” – the “deep fjord estuary” extending from the U.S.-Canadian border southward through the broader Salish Sea and southwesterly to the environs of Marine Drive in Olympia, WA. Under U.S. Presidents Carter and Reagan, Billy was named to the diplomatic team negotiating conclusion of the 1985 ratified Pacific Salmon Treaty between the U.S. and Canada directed at limiting harvest interceptions of salmon returning home to all the waters of Puget Sound – and in the early 1990’s Billy was instrumental in convincing Third World Nations in the United Nations General Assembly to finally ban the “walls of death” fishing nets of up to 20-miles in length in open ocean international waters. In November 2015. Billy Frank, Jr., posthumously was awarded the nation’s highest civilian honor, the Presidential Medal of Freedom (PMOF), by U.S. President Barack Obama. And BTW, Billy was a U.S. Marine. But more relevant to a renaming of “Marine Drive,” is the fact that Billy Frank, Jr., was a fisherman.”

Art Durand on “Make No Bones About It.” September 3rd, 2017 at 5pm

About Art Durand 

Songs Come Down 

Art Durand has always maintained an honorable reputation in the Native American music community.

It is a privilege for us to highlight some of Art’s biographical information.

For over thirty years Art has performed for audiences large and small in the seven western states.

In 1986-87 Art hosted the White Mouse Radio Hour on Radio station KKUP fm in Cupertino CA.

1999-2004 Art hosted the two hour weekly radio program “Turtle Island” on KZSC fm, in Santa Cruz CA.

Contact Songs Come Down today at 425-760-0844 to request information, or browse our website for more information about Songs Come Down or the internet radio show.

BEARS PUBLIC INTRODUCTION

My name is Art Durand. Arthur, in Middle English means Warrior King. In Ancient Welch Arthur translates as “The Great Bear” Referring to the Big Dipper, those seven stars we see in the night sky. Twenty two years ago an Inupiat man gave me the name “Nanalq” White Bear and I am known by that name also.

I am an urban Indian, raised two generations and a thousand miles from my homeland.

My grandfathers Christian name was George Durand. I never learned his real name.

I left the Santa Cruz Mountains in 1979 with a back pack, seven dollars and change and an Appalachian Folk Dulcimer. I traveled the seven western states for eighteen years. Wherever I stopped, I fell in with Indigenous people who treated me most kindly. 

 

Thana Redhawk on”Make No Bones About It” August 20, 2017 at 4pm

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…

Thana Redhawk

Marcus Grignon on “Make No Bones About It.” August 6th, 2017 at 5pm 

Marcus Grignon is Campaign Manager of HEMPSTEAD PROJECT HEART. 

This project is apart of John Trudell’s work on hemp. I hope you like the site. Marc will bring us up to date on this project and how we can help. 

Marcus’ professional career includes service as an advocate in the public sector. Marcus served the Obama Administration as a staff assistant for the Small Business Administration’s Office of Native American Affairs and as an AmeriCorps member for the Santa Fe Food Policy Council and Earthcare International. He began his federal career as a legislative intern for U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow in 2009. He is an enrolled member of the Menominee Nation in Keshena, Wisconsin. He is a recipient of the 2010 Brower Youth Award from the Earth Island Institute. 

Marcus holds a double associates degree in Tribal Law and Sustainable Development from the College of Menominee Nation and a Bachelor’s degree in Democracy and Justice Studies with a minor in First Nations from the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay. He holds various certificates in political management, lobbying, Indigeous Entreprenurship, and the Federal Budget Process from George Washington University, the Institute of American Indian Arts, and American University.

H.E.A.R.T.

Swil Kanim on “Make No Bones About It.” August 6th, 2017 at 4pm

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.

Swil Kanim