Category Archives: Chippewa

NVTV – Al Cross (Hidatsa), Pat Brien (Chippewa) and Renita Pinkham Brien (Nez Perce)

Cihuapilli Rose Amador and Sundust Martinez interviews Al Cross (Hidatsa), Pat Brien (Chippewa) and Renita Pinkham Brien (Nez Perce) of the ‘History of Relocation‘ on
Native Voice TV.

Al Cross moderates the discussion of his guests Pat and Renita Brien about their experiences of the ‘Relocation of the 1950’s of Native Americans’. Cross gives a good history of what the real name was of Relocation (Emplyment Assistance Program) and how Relocation was a US Government stance for Regressive as the Termination Act.

The Relocation Act was due to a very ‘Harsh’ winters in the southwest in the Navajo country in 1947 and 1948. Los Angeles, Chicago and Denver were the first cities for relocation. Relocation was voluntary and economic assistance was made to find jobs in these cities but without any training. Once our Native people found a job
the Government had done its job.

By early 1950’s new cities were added and close to over 100,000 native people had moved from their reservations to any of these cities; Those mentioned above including San Francisco, Oakland, San Jose and Los Angeles.

Briens’ couple explain their experiences of this Relocation and this show is a must see.

Fresno (CMAC 93) Educational Channel 93
of  Native Voice TV shows four times a week
(Monday, Wed., Friday & Sat.) at 5PM.

NVTV – Linda Woods (Ottawa & Chippewa)

Cihuapilli Rose Amador LeBeau interviews Linda Woods (Ottawa & Chippewa), ‘Hero of Forgiveness‘ on Native Voice TV.

Rose welcomes Woods back to California who had lived in California for more than 30 years, retired and currently lives in Michigan.

This show has three stories of interest. First regarding Woods joining the Military Airforce at 18; Telling her compelling story of being sexually abused at an earlier age and freeing herself by ‘Forgiveness”; and lastly how she had received a ‘Fallen Eagle Head Staff‘.

All these stories about Woods basically gives the path for all people to ‘Heal’ themselves from any tragedy  – (from those who created one’s life tragedy) through ‘Forgiveness‘.

This is a must to see and please share with others.

Fresno (CMAC 93) Educational Channel 93
of  Native Voice TV shows four times a week
(Monday, Wed., Friday & Sat.) at 5PM.

NVTV – Tiny Belgarde Rosales (Turtle Mountain/Chippewa)

Cihuapilli Rose Amador LeBeau interviews Tiny Belgarde Rosales (Turtle Mountain/Chippewa) on Native Voice TV.

Rosales mentions about her beginning as a dancer as a child. She does the Traditional Old Style – “Jingle Dance“. She has taught as a ‘Dancer’ and has four children. All of her family travels across the ‘Indian Country‘ from the East to the West coast.

In this interview, Amador LeBeau has Rosales’s two daughters who performing the ‘Fancy‘ and the ‘Contemporary Jingle‘ dance. Azelena became the Table Mountain Rancheria Princess for 2008-2009.
This show is very enjoyable and should be watched by the family.

Fresno (CMAC 93) Educational Channel 93
of  Native Voice TV shows four times a week
(Monday, Wed., Friday & Sat.) at 5PM.

NVTV – Eli Painted Crow (Yaqui) & Linda Woods (Ottawa/Chippewa)

Cihuapilli Rose Amador LeBeau interviews two women veterans – Eli Painted Crow (Yaqui) & Linda Woods (Ottawa/Chippewa) on Native Voice TV.

Eli Painted Crow is a Yaqui, U.S.Army Veteran who served her last tour in Iraq. She has spent the five years going across the nation to speak about Native veterans at universities. She speaks about the Post Traumatic Stress Disorders and the hardship faced for Native women.

Linda Woods is Grand Traverse Band Ottawa & Chippewa, U.S. Air Force retired. Linda is an elder returning back to her home in Michigan. She spoke the times of the Civil Rights and Anti-Vietnam protests, the southern racism. Linda received her Master degree in Social Services (in 1994) at San Jose State University. She works with Native people in recovery from Alcohol and Addictions.

Thursday, September 24th on
Hoike  (Oceanic Time Warner)
Channel 54 @ 8:00 P.M.