Wednesday, 4/19/06, on American Indian Airwaves
Part 1: "Backhanded Injustice Revisited"
Carrie Dann (Shoshone Nation), elder and indigenous activist and Julie Fishel, lawyer for the Western Shoshone Defense Project(http://www.wsdp.org) join us live on the air to discuss the Department of Defense's resumption of quasi-nuclear testing on the Western Shoshone lands originally scheduled for June 2nd, 2006, and the government's response to the recent decision by the United Nations Committee to End Racism which found the United States in violation the Western Shoshone's basic human rights and the Treaty of Ruby Valley of 1853.
Part 2. The Demise of Urban Indian Health Continued"
Greg Smith, lawyer for the National Council of Urban Indian Health and legal representative for numerous other Indigenous Nations will discuss Federal Indian Law and how it relates to the United Staes government's federal responsibility to Urban Indian Health Rights and its relationship to the reservation system/ Indigenous Nations.
Part 3. "Earth Day Gathering"
Pat Brock (Lokota Nation), Cultrual Activist and organizer for "Ambitious Efforts-Indigenous Style," a Ventura, California based indigenous orgainization that helps to keep culture and preserve indigenous history and traditions reflective of indigenous virtures and values established by our elders. Ms. Brock will also discuss the International Sacred Run, Grandmother Earth, provide updated hurricane Katrina recovery information, and also discuss the "Earth Day Gathering" event on April 22, 2006 at the Underground Cafe, Ventura.
American Indian Airwaves regularly broadcast every Wednesday from 3pm to 4pm (PCT) on KPFK (http://www.kpfk.org) FM 90.7 in Los Angles, FM 98.7 in Santa Barbara, and by Internet with Real Media Player, Winamp, & Itunes ( http://www.kpfk.org ).