Dr. Tommy Rock: Uranium Researcher

July 16, 2018

In podcast episode 95, Dr. Tommy Rock (Navajo) talks about his research on the impact of uranium mining on water quality within Navajo communities. He also talks about the keys to completing his Ph.D. and some of the challenges.

Follow Dr. Rock on Facebook: www.facebook.com/tommy.rock3


Charlaine Tso: Candidate for Navajo Nation Council

July 11, 2018

In podcast episode 94, Charlaine Tso (Navajo) talks about her career and why she is running for Navajo Nation Council for the communities surrounding Red Mesa, Arizona. She also talks about the importance of her culture. For instance, she explains the Navajo teachings: ajooba’, k’é’hwindzin, and hozhó.

Follow Charlaine on Facebook: www.facebook.com/Charlaine4NNCouncilDelegate18/


Calvin Lee, Jr.: NN Presidential Candidate & Lawyer

July 4, 2018

In podcast episode 93, Calvin Lee, Jr. (Navajo) talks about the highlights of his career and his path to running for Navajo Nation President. He also talks about the challenges entrepreneurs face and the future of Navajo people. Lastly, he talks about working with NN council to accomplish the goals of his campaign.

Strong Warriors Founder: Toqua-Hanai Ticeahkie

July 1, 2018

In podcast episode 92, Toqua-Hanai Ticeahkie (Comanche, Kiowa & Cheyenne) talks about how and why he created Strong Warriors. He also said health and wellness is not about how you look, but about your mental and emotional well-being. Lastly, Toqua-Hanai shares his experience play college football and setting a weight lifting world record.

Follow Toqua-Hanai and Strong Warriors-
Facebook: Strong Warriors

Instagram: Original Strong Warrior

Brent Toadlena: Moccasin Designer

June 25, 2018

In podcast episode 91, Brent Toadlena (Navajo) talks about how and why he started making moccasins. He also shares a little history of the moccasin. Lastly, he offers insight about how an individual would get into the moccasin business.

Follow Brent on Facebook: Ashkii Bida’ Moccasin https://www.facebook.com/AshkiiBida/



Coach Randy July Jr: Team EYG

June 9, 2018

In podcast episode 90, Randy July Jr. (Muscogee Creek and Kickapoo Tribe of Kansas) talks about the skills he looks for when he recruits students for his teams. For example, Coach July explains that he teaches students skills they will need on and off the court. Additionally, he talks about his experience playing college basketball and how this makes him a better coach.

Contact Coach July on Facebook or Instagram to book him for a coaching clinic. 

Jared Ivins Massey: Apache War & Men’s Fancy Dancer

June 6, 2018

In podcast episode 89, Jared Ivins Massey (White Mountain Apache) talks about how he transitioned from Apache War Dancing to Men's Fancy Dancing at Powwows. He also talks about staying fit so he can dance.

Contact Jared on Facebook or Instagram to book him for a dance performance.

Velma Craig: Weaver and Blogger

April 30, 2018

In podcast episode 88, Velma Craig (Navajo) explains how she started her blog Warped Canvas: Weaving. She also talks about teaching others how to weave and the experiences she has with her students. Contact Velma on Facebook or Instagram to sign up for her weaving class in the Phoenix area.

Dr. Len Necefer: Natives Outdoors, CEO

April 23, 2018

In podcast episode 87, Dr. Len Necefer (Navajo) dialogs with me about how and why he started Natives Outdoors. He talks about blending his education with his passion for the outdoors. Contact Len on Instagram or Facebook: Natives Outdoors or Len Necefer.


Amadeo Wauneka: Freestyle Animation Dancer

March 29, 2018

In podcast episode 86, Amadeo Wauneka (Navajo) talks about his path to becoming a freestyle animation dancer. Amadeo has been featured on Stage 49 at the Gathering of Nations Powwow. Contact Amadeo for performances: Snapchat: Amadep, Instagram: Amadeo_wauneka, or Facebook: @amadeo.wauneka