Tag Archives: Native Voice TV

NVTV – Comedian Marc Yaffee (Navajo)

Cihuapilli Rose Amador LeBeau interviews Marc Yaffee (Navajo) an Indigenous Comedian on Native Voice TV.

Yaffee mentions about the 10th Annual Comedy Jam sponsored by the ‘Indian Health Center of Santa Clara Valley and its hard working crew.

LeBeau  asks Yaffee what he has been doing and what his future plans are? Yaffee speaks of his 40 week tours around the nation (At Colleges, Casinos, Communities and to IRAQ) and his fundraisers and upcoming TV series starting this April 2017 (Six Episodes on FNX, Hulu – ‘Almost American’).

Yaffee ends this show entertaining CreaTV studio (San Jose, CA) guests with 15 minutes of just what he loves doing … Making people laugh. enjoy and share.

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

NVTV – John Balloue

Cihuapilli Rose Amador LeBeau (Host) and Craig Pasqua (Co Host) interviews Kathy Douglas (Registered Nurse) and Eddie Madril (Hoop Dancer) on Native Voice TV.

Co host, Pasqua asks Balloue what made him pursue becoming an artist? Balloue gives his childhood to adult experiences ending with obtaining his art degree but he always dreamt of becoming an ‘Artist‘.

Balloue humbly talks about his personal journey of experiences of places and people and creating his art pieces that are traditional but contemporary expressions with Cherokee culture’s use of ‘Vibrant Colors‘ in his art work.

Co host, Pasqua ask who was his influences? Balloue mentions well recognized artists, Robert Bechtle, Mel Ramos and John Nieto, as his influences.

Host, LeBeau asks Balloue to describe the three pieces of his artwork. All his pieces are based upon photographs he had taken in his personal journey of ife.

The show ends with Balloue stating his humble involvement with so many organizations and people in various communities, regions and states of Native America.

Enjoy the show and please share.

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

NVTV – Richard Gonzales & Anita Tahityé (Lipan Apache) Part 2

Cihuapilli Rose Amador LeBeau continues to interview Richard Gonzales (Lipan Apache) & Anita Tahityé (Lipan Apache) on
Native Voice TV.

Gonzales and Tahityé (Lipan Apache) are retired professionals who speak about their journey and/or path to finding their family history.

Gonzales shares books authored by Richard A. Thompson – “Crossing the Border with the 4th Calvary’ and Michael F. Cusack, ‘Fort Clark – The Lonely Sentinel on Texas, Western Frontier’.

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

NVTV – Richard Gonzales & Anita Tahityé (Lipan Apache) Part 1

Cihuapilli Rose Amador LeBeau continues to interview Richard Gonzales (Lipan Apache) & Anita Tahityé (Lipan Apache) on
Native Voice TV.

Gonzales and Tahityé (Lipan Apache) are retired professionals who speak about their journey and/or path to finding their family history.

Gonzales shares books authored by Richard A. Thompson – “Crossing the Border with the 4th Calvary’ and Michael F. Cusack, ‘Fort Clark – The Lonely Sentinel on Texas, Western Frontier’.

Fresno (CMAC 93) Educational Channel 93
of  Native Voice TV shows five times a week
Monday at 5 PM
(Wed., Thurs. & Fri. – Various Times)

NVTV – Donna Seaton (Washoe) & Ac’ aq Ester Stauffer (Alaska Native-Yup’ik)

Cihuapilli Rose Amador LeBeau interviews two guests: Donna Seaton (Washoe) and Ac’ aq Ester Stauffer
(Alaska Native-Yup’ik) on Native Voice TV.

Her first guest, Donna Seaton (Washoe) of the Alameda Labor Coach Association. Seaton is administrative to the director of Native TANF Program in Oakland. She is a ‘Labor coach‘ and started when her younger sister was pregnant and alone. She labor coached for about many decades and helped many women give their birth.

Native Voice TV‘s second guest is Ac’ aq Ester Stauffer (Alaska Native-Yup’ik) Deputy Director of TANF of Bay Area.
(San Francisco, Oakland, Stockton and San Jose, Calfornia). Their are about 30 staff members. TANF’s Mission is to provide various services, in education and career advancement for Native american who are on the Alaskan and Californian role. TANF services is to empower each person to become self sustaining. Extreme emphasis in Education.

Stauffer speaks in her language and how they traditionally introduce themselves to others in a different village. She mentions that her introduction to others is to let them know what village and who her grandmother is. Stauffer speaks about the hazards of traveling between villages when the wind would pick up, temperature dropping below 60 degrees and with zero visibility. She speaks about her parents having an ‘Arranged Marriage‘ in which is traditional.

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

Rudy Parris – On Native Voice TV

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Cihuapilli Le Beau Rose Amador’s guest is Rudy Parris on Native Voice TV show.

Rudy Parris (Navajo/Apache) was a finalist on the hit show, The Voice, Season 3, Chose Blake Shelton as Voice Mentor. Native Voice TV tags along as Rudy visits a convalescent hospital in Santa Clara, CA, where he performs for residents following his performance at the studio. Rudy was born and raised in the heart of California’s San Joaquin Valley.

This coming Monday 11th of January, Rudy Parris will be showing at 5:00 pm on Fresno Educational Channel –CMAC 93. Rudy Parris NBC ‘The Voice’, “Rudy Parris shares his talent on The Voice”. Visit Rudy Parris’ website at www.RudyParris.com and watch his music videos.

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

Wendell Sakiestewa – Native Clothing Designer

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Cihuapilli Rose Amador interviews Wendell Sakiestewa (Hopi) on
Native Voice TV show.

Wendell Sakiestewa (pronounced “Sock-ee-ess-ta-wah“) has established his reputation as a designer, creating streetwise fashions, for celebrity clients. In 2001, he was tapped by Monty Pittman, guitarist in Madonna’s band, to create costumes for the premiere of the movie, Snatch, literally overnight outfitted the band, creating a sensational stripped denim with contrast velour cuff and lapel zoot suit for Monty, and winning Madonna’s own approval. Subsequently, he was associated with Snoop Dogg; and with Smokey Robinson, in the creation of the children’s line, BornStar. Most recently, he has been working with world boxing champion, Fernando Vargas, on the street hip Nawshis line.

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

NVTV – Goodshield and Kat Aguilar

Craig Pasqua (Host) interviews Goodshield and Kat Aguilar on Native Voice TV.
Pasqua mentions about Aguilar’s music performance and Goodshield’s involvment in the ‘Buffalo Field Campaign‘ (for over 17 years) http://www.buffalofieldcampaign.org . Goodshield mentions that in Europe there were millions of Buffalo and by the 1920’s there were only 12 left and the Buffalo were the first to be put on the ‘Endangered Species List’.

Kat mentions how he knew of Goodshield before they ever met in person via Native Voice TV. She was in Europe when she saw Goodshield as a guest on Native Voice TV.

The show continues with songs from Westerman’s music and as Goodshield completes his album it will be dedicated to Floyd Redcrow Westerman (Died in 2007 of Leukemia).

Please share.

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

NVTV – Bridget Neconie (Acoma Pueblo)

Cihuapilli Rose Amador LeBeau interviews
Bridget Neconie (Acoma Pueblo)
on Native Voice TV.

Cihuapilli Rose Amador Le Beau talks with Bridget Neconie.
Bridget is from the Acoma Pueblo, Sky City, New Mexico.
Her parents were in the military so the family has traveled to and lived in many far away places around the world.
While living in Hawaii Bridget learned Hula and Polynesian dancing.
She is learning traditional dance, plays hand drum and sings in a women’s hand drum group.

She has danced professionally around the world, been a magicians assistant and is now working at U.C. Berkeley, recruiting Native Americans, in the Office of Undergraduate Admissions.
Bridget has received awards for helping to promote higher education for Indigenous People.

Bridget talks about concepts of continuing the pursuit of knowledge: intellectual, cultural, traditional, practical, theoretical and artistically.
Taking our own knowledge and experiences to use in teaching others about Native Americans and making contributions to tribal society.

Bridget has appeared on Native Voice TV before as a singer and hand drum player with the women’s group, “Sweet Lodge Sista’s”

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

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.