Native Hope Podcasts

One Journey, One Family

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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Season 1, Episode 4 - Viki Eagle

ABOUT THIS PODCAST: Viki Eagle, a member of the Sicangu Lakota Nation, is a photographic documentarian and the Director of Native American Community Partnerships at the University of Denver. By...

Season 1, Episode 3 - Kali "ko" Mequinonoag Reis with Special Guest Host Waylon Pahona

ABOUT THIS PODCAST: Kali “KO” Mequinonag Reis, a Seaconke Wampanoag boxer, joins us in this episode of the Native Hope Podcast. As a former 3x Middleweight World Champion in boxing—the first...

Season 1, Episode 2 - Ria Thundercloud

ABOUT THIS PODCAST: Ria Thundercloud, of the Sandia Pueblo and Ho-Chunk Nations, is a young professional dancer. Representing various dance mediums, from traditional to classical, she vocalizes...

Season 1, Episode 1 - Kelly Holmes

ABOUT THIS PODCAST: Kelly Holmes, a member of the Cheyenne River Lakota Nation, joins us for this episode of the Native Hope Podcast. As the founder of the Native Max Magazine [NMM], a creative...

Season 2, Episode 7 - Dezbah Evans

ABOUT THIS PODCAST: Dezbah Rose Evans is a noted Indigenous cosplayer, model, and character designer. She joins us for this episode of the Native Hope Podcast, providing information about...

Season 2, Episode 6 - Nikki Lowe

ABOUT THIS PODCAST: In this episode of the Native Hope Podcast, we sit down with the Bureau of Indian Affairs [BIA] police officer, active community servant, and devoted mother: Nikki Lowe....

Season 2, Episode 5 - Renata Yazzie

ABOUT THIS PODCAST: Renata Yazzie is a Dine woman with a passion for classical music. At the tender age of three, she learned how to play piano by her mother’s side. She began formal...

Season 2, Episode 4 - Teton Saltes

ABOUT THIS PODCAST: In this episode of the Native Hope podcast , we sit down with Teton Saltes. As a Division I athlete at the University of New Mexico, a scholarship recipient, and...

Season 2, Episode 3 - Becki Jones and Channing Concho

ABOUT THIS PODCAST: For this episode of the Native Hope Podcast, we have our guest host, Vikki Eagle, interview two indigenous female musicians, Becki Jones and Channing Concho. In alignment...

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...

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...