Tag: indigenous peoples

International Indigenous Youth Council
EcoJustice Radio

Seventh Generation: The Voice and Leadership of Indigenous Youth

EcoJustice Radio spoke with emboldened and empowered youth activists, Alexis (Lex) Saenz and Yulu Wek of the International Indigenous Youth Council. Listen to their stories of reclaiming and living into their cultural identities, empowering community, preparing for non-violent direct action, engaging in artivism, fulfilling the 7 Demands for 7 Generations, […]

Der Papalagi, Erich Scheurmann
Eco-Cultural-Travel

Samoan “Chief Tuiavii” on European Decadence in ‘The Papalagi’

In 1920, Erich Scheurmann translated into German the speeches of Samoan Chief’ Tuiavii from the village of Tiavea, a work called The Papalagi (The White People) that describes his impressions of European culture formed during a tour as part of a traveling show. Tuiavii’s depictions of the greed and hypocrisy of the civilized Europeans has become a post-hippie inspiration for a counterculture movement to break out of the rigid confines of corporate capitalism.

Junipero Serra, toppling California missions
Culture, EcoJustice Radio

Missions of Culture: Reclaiming Indigenous Wisdom with Caroline Ward Holland

Tune in as EcoJustice Radio welcomes Caroline Ward Holland, a Tribal citizen of the Fernandeño Band of Mission Indians or Tataviam Nation, as she speaks on the ongoing movement to topple controversial Mission monuments and mythologies. She recounts with host Carry Kim her Walk for the Ancestors in 2015, a pilgrimage she embarked upon with her son, Kagen Holland, to honor the Ancestors at all 21 missions in California.