Native Hope Podcast

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Season 1, Episode 12 - Felicia Nez

ABOUT THIS PODCAST: Felicia Nez, a female-identifying Navajo [Dine] multimedia, experimental artist, joins us for this episode of the Native Hope Podcast. Aside from sharing her personal journey...

Season 1, Episode 11 - Ryan Young

ABOUT THIS PODCAST: Ryan Young, a Two Spirit Ojibwe artist from the Lac du Flambeau Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Nation, joins us for this episode of the Native Hope Podcast. As a modern...

Season 1, Episode 10 - Blake Poquette

ABOUT THIS PODCAST: Blake Poquette, a proud member of the Cherokee Nation, joins us for this episode of the Native Hope Podcast. He has spent years working as a stunt man and stunt coordinator for...

Season 1, Episode 9 - Tiny Yvonne Decory

ABOUT THIS PODCAST: In this Native Hope podcast episode, we speak with Yvonne “Tiny” Decory, a strong Lakota woman from the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation. She has made it her life mission to aid...

Season 1, Episode 8 - Christina M. Castro

ABOUT THIS PODCAST: Dr. Christina M. Castro is of Taos, Jemez, and Chicana lineage. She joins the Native Hope Podcast in this episode centered around concepts of “reclamation, rematriation, and...

Season 1, Episode 7 - Kevin M. Madalena

ABOUT THIS PODCAST: Kevin Madalena, an accomplished geologist and paleontologist from the Jemez Pueblo Nation, joins us in this Native Hope Podcast episode. Bridging the gaps between Indigenous...

Season 1, Episode 6 - Haley Laughter

ABOUT THIS PODCAST: Haley Laughter, a member of the Navajo Nation [Dine], is the owner and founder of Hozho Total Wellness, a mobile yoga studio catered to bringing healing and physical vigor to...

Season 1, Episode 5 - Christopher Mike-Bidtah, Def-i

ABOUT THIS PODCAST: Christopher Mike Bitah, known publicly and professionally as “Def-i,” joins us in this episode of the Native Hope Podcast. As a talented hip-hop artist and MC, he shares his...

Season 1, Episode 4 - Viki Eagle

ABOUT THIS PODCAST: Viki Eagle, a member of the Sicangu Lakota Nation, is a photographic documentarian and the Director of Native American Community Partnerships at the University of Denver. By...

Season 1, Episode 3 - Kali "ko" Mequinonoag Reis with Special Guest Host Waylon Pahona

ABOUT THIS PODCAST: Kali “KO” Mequinonag Reis, a Seaconke Wampanoag boxer, joins us in this episode of the Native Hope Podcast. As a former 3x Middleweight World Champion in boxing—the first...

Season 1, Episode 2 - Ria Thundercloud

ABOUT THIS PODCAST: Ria Thundercloud, of the Sandia Pueblo and Ho-Chunk Nations, is a young professional dancer. Representing various dance mediums, from traditional to classical, she vocalizes...

Season 1, Episode 1 - Kelly Holmes

ABOUT THIS PODCAST: Kelly Holmes, a member of the Cheyenne River Lakota Nation, joins us for this episode of the Native Hope Podcast. As the founder of the Native Max Magazine [NMM], a creative...

Season 2, Episode 12 - Lois Ellen Frank

ABOUT THIS PODCAST: Our guest this week on the Native Hope Podcast is photographer and chef Lois Ellen Frank of the Kiowa Nation. She is the owner of a Native American catering company called...

Season 2, Episode 11 - Nocona Burgess

ABOUT THIS PODCAST: On this episode of the Native Hope Podcast, Comanche painter Nocona Burgess discusses his journey to become an artist. Inspired by his ancestor, Quanah Parker, Nocona’s art...

Season 2, Episode10 - Thomas Manuel

ABOUT THIS PODCAST: In this episode of the Native Hope Podcast, we continue the “Rez Metal” discussion, with our guest host, Vikki Eagle and indigenous musician, Thomas Manuel. Thomas is from...

Season 2, Episode9 - Joseph Marshall III

ABOUT THIS PODCAST: In this episode of the Native Hope Podcast, we are joined by Joseph Marshall III, who is a Lakota historian, teacher, writer, actor, and storyteller. Raised on the Rosebud...

Season 2, Episode 8 - Del Curfman

ABOUT THIS PODCAST: Emerging artist, Del Curfman, of the Crow Nation in Montana joins us for this episode of the Native Hope Podcast. Initially inspired by French Impressionism his early works...

Season 2, Episode 7 - Dezbah Evans

ABOUT THIS PODCAST: Dezbah Rose Evans is a noted Indigenous cosplayer, model, and character designer. She joins us for this episode of the Native Hope Podcast, providing information about the i

Season 2, Episode 6 - Nikki Lowe

ABOUT THIS PODCAST: In this episode of the Native Hope Podcast, we sit down with the Bureau of Indian Affairs [BIA] police officer, active community servant, and devoted mother: Nikki Lowe....

Season 2, Episode 5 - Renata Yazzie

ABOUT THIS PODCAST: Renata Yazzie is a Dine woman with a passion for classical music. At the tender age of three, she learned how to play piano by her mother’s side. She began formal lessons...

Season 2, Episode 4 - Teton Saltes

ABOUT THIS PODCAST: In this episode of the Native Hope podcast , we sit down with Teton Saltes. As a Division I athlete at the University of New Mexico, a scholarship recipient, and an

Season 2, Episode 3 - Becki Jones and Channing Concho

ABOUT THIS PODCAST: For this episode of the Native Hope Podcast, we have our guest host, Vikki Eagle, interview two indigenous female musicians, Becki Jones and Channing Concho. In alignment...

Season 2, Episode 2 - Nicolle Gonzales

 

ABOUT THIS PODCAST: Nicolle Gonzales, the Executive Director of Changing Woman Initiative (CWI), joins us for this episode of the Native Hope podcast. As the founder of the CWI non-profit...

Season 2, Episode 1 - Frankee Romeo

 

ABOUT THIS PODCAST: This episode of the Native Hope Podcast showcases Frankee Romero of Laguna Pueblo in New Mexico. Frankee is the guitarist of Blinddryve, a well-known “rez metal” band in the...

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