05/12/24 - Daygot Leeyos

Tiokasin talks with Daygot Leeyos (Oneida Nation, Wolf Clan). A multimedia artist, emcee/poet, music producer, performer and gardener, Daygot is halfway through a bachelor's degree in cinematography. She studied music production at Dubspot in Manhattan and audio engineering at The Recording Workshop in Chillicothe, Ohio. Daygot has traveled around the world as an activist, cultural ambassador and performing artist, including United Nations conventions, Indigenous ceremony and international cultural exchanges. She has been involved in Oneida Language revitalization and preservation throughout her life in both immersion setting learning classes and hybrid style methods. Daygot’s recent studies include research to prove Indigenous language preservation helps prevent suicide.

Her new single for missing and murdered Indigenous peoples is titled: MMIWPS: https://bit.ly/3UWwcHn.

Daygot is working on an album and expanding her artistic endeavors.

Production Credits:
Tiokasin Ghosthorse (Lakota), Host and Executive Producer
Liz Hill (Red Lake Ojibwe), Producer
Karen Ramirez (Mayan), Studio Engineer, Radio Kingston
Tiokasin Ghosthorse, Audio Editor
Kevin Richardson, Podcast Editor

Music Selections:
1. Song Title: Tahi Roots Mix (First Voices Radio Theme Song
Artist: Moana and the Moa Hunters
Album: Tahi (1993)
Label: Southside Records (Australia and New Zealand)

2. Song Title: Watersong
Artist: Vince Fontaine’s Indian City
Album: Supernation (2012)
Label: Rising Sun Productions, Winnipeg, Manitoba

3. Song Title: Silent Running (on Dangerous Ground)
Artist: Mike + the Mechanics
Album: Mike + the Mechanics (1985)
Label: Atlantic / Warner Music Group Corp.

4. Song Title: What’s Going On (Marvin Gaye)
Artist: Feat. Sara Bareilles, Clarence Milton Bekker & Titi Tsira
Album: Playing for Change 3 / Song Around the World (2014)
Label: Playing for Change Records

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05/12/24 - Daygot Leeyos
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