Tiokasin Ghosthorse’s guest on First Voices Indigenous Radio is Míċeál Ó Coisdealḃa, an Irish Republican activist who was born in Connemara, Ireland, a native Irish-speaking area. Míċeál has undertaken a project on behalf of the Navajo Nation Covid Relief Fund in an effort to raise awareness. In solidarity with Native nations whose ancestors were forced to walk the “Trails of Tears” in the mid-19th century, Míċeál started his own walk on Thanksgiving eve 2020.
“On days that I walk, I am doing 10-12 miles per day toward my goal of 5,045 miles,” he says.
Míċeál ’s progress is posted regularly on his Facebook page, Irish 4 Navajo, where he also highlights the plight of the Navajo once again, this time in the face of the current Covid-19 pandemic.
Tuesday, April 13 at 12:00 noon.
Jim Motavalli’s guests: via Zoom interviews with baritone saxophonist Carol Sudhalter (8:30 PM), and Swedish singer-songwriter Hannah Enlof (9:30 PM). Also, (at 9:00 PM) Amanda Shafer Berman on Biden’s infrastructure plan and climate mitigation.
And (tentatively at 10:00 PM) a report on a CarGurus study which found that consumer openness to electric vehicles has doubled since 2018, with Tesla once again the most trusted EV brand but most consumers open to others.
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