On this edition of People Rise Up Radio we celebrate the art of Indigenous resistance. We speak with father, artist, and activists Gregg Deal and co-creator of All My Relations Gallery, Gracie Horne. We also feature the music of the Indigo Girls.
*NOTE – both interviews were conducted in late April of 2015.
NEWS – Oil spill strikes Santa Barbara 46 years after major oil spill sparked modern-day environmental movement. five large banks get slap on the wrist for rigging $5 trillion FX Spot market, #BreloVerdict, Cleveland considered charging #TamirRice after his death. https://www.facebook.com/OccupySB
ACTIVIST ALERT: New police kettling technique deployed in Cleveland. Police tell kettled protesters they can leave. Then close police line after half passed through and arrest all. Brush up on breaking police line techniques.
TAKE ACTION: #Toys4Tamir Toy Drive – Mark what would have been Tamir’s 13th birthday by collecting and giving toys to children in need in your local community. #ShareTheLove http://linkis.com/tumblr.com/o3nqa
CounterSpin – White Christian #terrorists not news, American boots on the ground in #Syria, complaints against #NYPD decline – media says crime rates are up – which is total bullshit based on ideology and a racially biased narrative rather than empirical data IE. facts. #BrokenWindows . http://fair.org/
People’s History – Homestead Act, Blanche Kelso Bruce – outspoken African American Senator becomes Register of the Treasury, renowned Jamaican-American poet Claude McKay dies, the Trail of Tears begins, Mexican revolutionary forces overthrow Jose Porfirio Diaz.
INTERVIEW: Father, artist, and activists Gregg Deal http://greggdeal.com/
INTERVIEW – Gracie Horne of All My Relations located on E. Franklin in Minneapolis, Minnesota http://www.allmyrelationsarts.com/
The phrase translates as “all my relatives,” “we are all related,” or “all my relations.” It is a prayer of oneness and harmony with all forms of life: other people, animals, birds, insects, trees and plants, and even rocks, rivers, mountains and valleys.
Honor the Earth: http://www.honorearth.org/
Honor the Treaties: http://www.honorthetreaties.org/
Indigo Girls: http://www.indigogirls.com/
“I See Generations” mural at American Indian Center by Gregg Deal and Votan5, photos by John Rotzloff: https://www.facebook.com/john.ratzloff.18/media_set?set=a.1089608037723324.1073741846.100000224154255&type=1&pnref=story
Not Your Mascots: http://www.notyourmascots.org/
Native American Community Development Institute: http://www.nacdi.org/default/index.cfm
American Indian Center: http://www.maicnet.org/
Occupy Santa Barbara: https://www.facebook.com/OccupySB
Coalition Against Police Violence: http://thecapv.org/
Ferguson National Response Network: http://fergusonresponse.tumblr.com/
#Colonialism #Romanticism #Nationalism #Mythology #Genocide #Racism #Art #ContemporaryArt #PerformanceArt #StreetArt #TraditionalArt #MuseumStudies #TurtleIsland #MitakuyeOyasin #HarryPotter #NotYourMascot