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NVTV – Pennie Opal Plant and Michael Horse

Cihuapilli Rose Amador LeBeau (Host) and Craig Pasqua (Co Host) interviews Pennie Opal Plant (Woman Activist) and Michael Horse (Artist/Actor) on Native Voice TV.

Pasqua begins the interview by asking each of the guests about their backgrounds. Each mentioning their heritage and their current work.

Horse mentions his acting as ‘Deputy Hawk‘ in a 25 year in series called ‘TWIN PEAKS‘ on Showtime and about Hawk’s character. His seven hour mini-series called ‘GODLESS‘ on Netflix and his animated series at the San Francisco Art Institute and a Sci-Fi (Comedy) movie – ‘Dead Ants‘ (He is a cast named – Big Foot).

The remaining part of the show is about Plant’s woman activism. Her involvement with ‘Indigenous Women of Americas‘ and Co-Founder of San Francisco Bay chapter – ‘Idle No More‘.

Plant’s activism is centered in Awareness about ‘Climate Change‘.
This is a MUST SEE SHOW in ‘Awareness and Engagement‘ in Protecting our Mother Earth.

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 – Dennis Banks (Ojibwe) & Louise J. Miranda Ramirez (Ohlone Tribal Chairwoman)

Cihuapilli Rose Amador LeBeau interviews Dennis Banks (Ojibwe) and Louise J. Miranda Ramirez (Ohlone) on Native Voice TV.

The interview began with Ramirez stating that their are 700 tribal members of the Ohlone Costanoan Esselen Nation of Monterey county who are not ‘Federallyrecognized although they have petitioned to the federal government.

This show has to do with oil corporations utilizing the term “PROGRESS” while destroying the Future of Water for the next 7 Generations. There are small clips of Banks‘ speaking about the resemblance of North Dakota Pipeline and the Monterey county initiative “Measure Z” (Hydraulic Fracturing).

Measure Z passed (November 9th, 2016) which will prevent Hydraulic Fracturing in Monterey county and recently three of the largest oil producers (Chevron Corp. and the second one by Aera Energy LLC, co-owned by affiliates of Shell Mobil Co. and ExxonMobil) sued Monterey county on three fronts as stated in the Mercury News. ( http://bayareane.ws/2hDnDzm )

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

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.

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.

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 – 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 – Tony Redhouse (Navajo)

Cihuapilli Rose Amador LeBeau (Host) and Craig Pasqua (Co-Host) interviews Tony Redhouse (Navajo Nation) on Native Voice TV.

Tony Redhouse is of the Navajo Nation, gives us his update of his involvement in two documentary films, ‘Death Makes Life Possible‘ (Marilyn Schlitz & Deepak Chopra) and ‘Is Your Story Making You Sick‘ (Frances Causey).

Redhouse speaks about his perspective of Spirituality as how ‘Personal Balance‘ makes harmony with all life forms throughout the Universe. He speaks about ‘Dreams‘ as a reflection of earth and the spirit world.

Redhouse finishes with his indigenous songs with instruments of simplicity.

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

NVTV – Native American (KIA): Guest’s: Richard Windfeathers and R. Eagle Many Hats Levy

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Cihuapilli Le Beau Rose Amador guests are Richard Windfeathers (Picuris Pueblo) and R. Eagle Many Hats Levy (Chemejucvi) on Native Voice TV show.

Eagle Many Hats mentions about James Ortolani, the co-founder of the KIA flag and that Ortolani contacted Eagle “Many Hats” Levy and asked for help in creating a flag that would honor the Native Americans Killed in Action or who later Died of Wounds because of an action. Eagle Many Hats continues to mention Mike Nopah of the Mohave Tribe, who created the design that is now honoring the Native American – Killed in Action (NAKIA) flag. Windfeathers makes statements of facts about our Native American being the largest ethnic group of America to serve for this country (210,000). The Native American Memorial flag which was designed for brothers and sisters who came from reservations, served in the U.S. Armed Forces and were KIA or DOW. Placing eagle feathers with the Medicine Wheel on both sides of the sacred oval shield, we are respecting the Red Road and what is passed down by elders to live by traditionally. More information on http://www.kiawarriors.com website.

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