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Manape LaMere
EcoJustice Radio, Humanity

Lost Children of Turtle Island – Part 2

Part 2 of the discussion on Indian Boarding Schools with our guests, SunRose IronShell and Manape LaMere. They continue to discuss Indian Child Welfare Act, the Keystone XL Pipeline and other issues. Check out Part 1: Check out their 2020 Appearance on EJR: Tribal Sovereignty and Self Determination Manape […]

Huichol Art
EcoJustice Radio, Humanity

Wixárika/Huichol People: Protecting Sacred Lands of Mexico

In this EcoJustice Radio episode, we discuss the struggle to protect the sacred lands and culture of the Wixárika people, also known popularly as the Huichol, an indigenous group inhabiting the remote reaches of the Sierra Madre Occidental of Mexico. Our guests are Andrea Perez, Indigenous Environmental Justice Advocate, and Susana Valadez Director of the Huichol Center for Cultural Survival and Traditional Arts. Jessica Aldridge did the interview.

Yasuni Man, Ryan Killackey, Waorani People, Ecuador
EcoJustice Radio, Film, Humanity

Amazon Oil, Biodiversity and Human Rights in “Yasuni Man”

In this episode of EcoJustice Radio, host Jack Eidt speaks with Ryan Killackey, filmmaker of the award-winning documentary film set in the Ecuadorian Amazon, “Yasuni Man.” Plus, Zoe Cina-Sklar, campaigner for the #EndAmazonCrude effort by Amazon Watch, shares how California communities can play a powerful role in the fight for a just transition off fossil fuels.

Vietnam War, My Lai Massacre

The US Shame of My Lai in Vietnam

On the 50th anniversary of the My Lai massacre in the Vietnam War, we honor the efforts of Army helicopter pilot Hugh Thompson to stop the madness and endure the quest for truth, and share the Vietnamese-made documentary, ‘The Sound of the Violin in My Lai’.

conflict minerals, Congo

The Lucrative and Violent Curse of Coltan Mining in Congo

One of Africa’s most rare-minerals-rich countries, the Democratic Republic of Congo, has endured Belgian colonization, slavery, and continuing atrocities, where militant groups control the extraction of “conflict resources.” The tech industry turns these extracted raw materials into components of mobile phones and computers. Yet the cost is deadly.