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Season 2, Episode 2 - Nicolle Gonzales

  ABOUT THIS PODCAST: Nicolle Gonzales, the Executive Director of Changing Woman Initiative (CWI), joins us for this episode of the Native Hope podcast. As the founder of the CWI non-profit organizati...

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Season 2, Episode 1 - Frankee Romeo

  ABOUT THIS PODCAST: This episode of the Native Hope Podcast showcases Frankee Romero of Laguna Pueblo in New Mexico. Frankee is the guitarist of Blinddryve, a well-known “rez metal” band in the Sout...

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Season 1, Episode 12 - Felicia Nez

ABOUT THIS PODCAST: Felicia Nez, a female-identifying Navajo [Dine] multimedia, experimental artist, joins us for this episode of the Native Hope Podcast. Aside from sharing her personal journey withi...

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Season 1, Episode 11 - Ryan Young

ABOUT THIS PODCAST: Ryan Young, a Two Spirit Ojibwe artist from the Lac du Flambeau Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Nation, joins us for this episode of the Native Hope Podcast. As a modern indigenous ...

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Season 1, Episode 10 - Blake Poquette

ABOUT THIS PODCAST: Blake Poquette, a proud member of the Cherokee Nation, joins us for this episode of the Native Hope Podcast. He has spent years working as a stunt man and stunt coordinator for man...

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Season 1, Episode 9 - Tiny Yvonne Decory

ABOUT THIS PODCAST: In this Native Hope podcast episode, we speak with Yvonne “Tiny” Decory, a strong Lakota woman from the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation. She has made it her life mission to aid in co...

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Season 1, Episode 8 - Christina M. Castro

ABOUT THIS PODCAST: Dr. Christina M. Castro is of Taos, Jemez, and Chicana lineage. She joins the Native Hope Podcast in this episode centered around concepts of “reclamation, rematriation, and healin...

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Season 1, Episode 7 - Kevin M. Madalena

ABOUT THIS PODCAST: Kevin Madalena, an accomplished geologist and paleontologist from the Jemez Pueblo Nation, joins us in this Native Hope Podcast episode. Bridging the gaps between Indigenous awaren...

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Season 1, Episode 6 - Haley Laughter

ABOUT THIS PODCAST: Haley Laughter, a member of the Navajo Nation [Dine], is the owner and founder of Hozho Total Wellness, a mobile yoga studio catered to bringing healing and physical vigor to indig...

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Season 1, Episode 5 - Christopher Mike-Bidtah, Def-i

ABOUT THIS PODCAST: Christopher Mike Bitah, known publicly and professionally as “Def-i,” joins us in this episode of the Native Hope Podcast. As a talented hip-hop artist and MC, he shares his journe...

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