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Resisting Environmental Destruction on Indigenous Lands- October 17th, 2010 at 5:30 Next Bones

Join Raven and his guest Faith Gemmill as they talk about Resisting Environmental Destruction on Indigenous Lands.

Faith is the current Outreach Coordinator for REDOIL (Resisting Environmental Destruction On Indigenous Lands) REDOIL is a network that was created to share knowledge, experience and strategies for addressing the detrimental impacts of oil and gas development in Alaska. Faith is a field representative and alternate board member of the International Indian Treaty Council (IITC), an organization of Indigenous Peoples from North, Central, South America and the Pacific working for the sovereignty and self-determination of Indigenous Peoples and the recognition and protection of Indigenous Rights, Traditional Cultures and Sacred Lands. Before coming to the IITC, Faith served as the program coordinator of the Gwich’in Steering Committee for nearly a decade, working on issues of oil development, human rights, and defense of homelands for the Gwich’in.

DATE: Sunday October 17th, 2010

Time: 5:30pm – 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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You are invited to an evening with Robert Greygrass

Join Raven and his guest Robert Greygrass on Sunday, 1.17.2010 on KAOS 89.3 fm radio. Tune in at 5 pm!

Come join Raven and his guest Robert Greygrass. Robert’s name in Lakota is Tagniokikpeensi. I’m Lakota, talagee, French and Irish.

Robert Owens-Greygrass ; published writer, storyteller, actor, and wellness consultant, working internationally for 15 years. An incredible polio survivor in ways physically “normal” people don’t do, he has been called by some, the poster boy for disabled persons.

He is a company member with Native Voices at the Autry, appearing on stage with them many times and has toured internationally with the Native Voices show Salvage.

From 1995 to 1996, on stage with the Oregon Shakespeare Festival (OSF) 1996-97 on school tour for OSF.

Greygrass’ corporation, D’White Dog Productions LLC, keeps him touring, with his unique style to countless Schools, festivals, universities, the United Nations, prisons, and theaters. Hecontinues to produce and tour his two original one-man plays, Walking on Turtle Island and Ghost-lands of an Urban NDN, which both received critical acclaim in 2005, in Los Angeles.

In 2008 Robert wrote, starred and executive produced his 20 minute short film pilot, “Walking on Turtle Island”. Which had it’s premier as an official selection at the Ashland independent film Festival in April 2009.
Also a comedian Robert has hit some stages in L A, such as the Improv on Melrose, the Ice House, Smiles, and is hitting the college circuit with his sharp hysterical new show; “ Scalped…! What’s in my Head.”

RobertGreygrass@midwesttalent.com

http://www.walkingonturtleislandthemovie.com

http://www.turtleislandstorytellers.net/tis_oregon/transcript_r_greygrass.htm