06/16/24 - Doug George-Kanentiio

Returning guest and longtime “First Voices Radio” friend Doug George-Kanentiio (Akwesasne Mohawk) was born and raised at the Mohawk Territory of Akwesasne. Doug attended school on and near the reservation before enrolling at Syracuse University and then the Antioch School of Law. Doug was a co-founder of the Native American Journalists Association (now the Indigenous Journalists Association) before serving the Mohawk Nation as editor of the journals Akwesasne Notes and Indian Time. He worked with the late Vine Deloria, Jr., on the Traditional Knowledge conferences before joining the Board of Trustees for the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian. Doug is vice-president for the Hiawatha Institute for Indigenous Knowledge, a non-profit higher learning facility that is based on Iroquois principles. He resides on Oneida Iroquois Territory.

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: Ablaze
Artist: Tartie
Album: The Quiver (November 2023)
Producer: David Baron, Sun Mountain Studios, Boiceville, NY

3. Song Title: Mercy Mercy Me (the ecology song)
Artist: Marvin Gaye
Album: What’s Going On (1971)
Label: Tamia

4. Song Title: In the Anthropocene
Artist: Nick Mulvey
Album: In the Anthropocene (2019)
Label: Fiction Records

5. Song Title: S.O.S. (Mother Nature)
Artist: Will. I. Am.
Album: Songs About Girls (2007)
Label: Interscope Records

6. Song Title: Feels Like Summer
Artist: Childish Gambino
Album: Summer Pack (2018)
Label: Wolf+Rothstein/Liberator Music

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06/16/24 - Doug George-Kanentiio
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