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Indigenous21 Podcast

Indigenous21 Podcast

By Indigenous21

Modern Native Narratives in the 21st Century with sibling hosts Keevensi (Dee Dee) and Samivaya (JD). Join us for commentary on current events, cultural aspects, and everything else about Modern Indigenous Identity!
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Rez Habits VS Urban Habits
Rez Habits VS Urban Habits
Our hosts respond to their first voicemail message from an audience member, Randy, who asks what are some things that needed to be "unlearned" while transitioning to an urban lifestyle from the reservation. Assumptions based on race, and towards the gay community, as well as professional work habits and communication are talked about from JD's and DeeDee's experiences living their adult lives off the rez.  If you would like to submit your own comments or questions to the hosts of i21 feel free to click the following link. https://anchor.fm/indigenous21podcast/message  You may reach out if you are interested in participating in JD's video project by following on social media @samivaya or by sending an email to the i21 Podcast listed below.  indigenous21media@gmail.com Follow on FB, instagram, and YouTube @indigenous21
33:20
June 01, 2021
VOICES UNITE: Stop Asian Hate
VOICES UNITE: Stop Asian Hate
DeeDee calls attention to hate crimes that have been targeted towards the Asian community. Both hosts discuss variables of parallels that can be connected between various minority communities and experiences of being overlooked or feeling unheard on issues that impact people of color. Ideas on ways we can unify against ignorance and hate, rather than only choose to look at our cultural differences. 
26:54
March 23, 2021
Two Spirit Representation (Gender and Culture)
Two Spirit Representation (Gender and Culture)
In this episode JD chats with Neebin Southall, an Anishinaabe (Ojibwe) Native artist living in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Both identify as Two Spirit within their respective tribal communities and discuss the aspects of gender roles in tribal society, as well as adaptations throughout history and influence from Colonial Christianity. Both discuss vulnerable experiences in struggling with connecting their LGBTQ identities to Indigenous lifestyle, and thoughts of challenging gender specific roles in their tribal culture.  Learn more about Neebin Southhall at: https://www.neebin.com 
01:16:28
February 01, 2021
2020 Holiday Season
2020 Holiday Season
After a break from following the election, JD and DeeDee sit down and discuss various aspects of the coming Holiday Season. To celebrate or not celebrate Thanksgiving? Visiting family, online gift shopping, church influence to modern Native communities celebrating Christmas, and other thoughts. Have an opinion you would like to share? Follow us on Instagram and Facebook @indigenous21 or send us a message via the anchor app. What are your plans this holiday season? 
32:41
November 25, 2020
The Native Vote
The Native Vote
American democracy in Indian Country! We had the honor of chatting with Gabriella Cázares-Kelly, an Tohono O'odham woman running for public office in Arizona's Pima County. We cover stigma within the Native community surrounding voting in government elections, historical suppression of voting for indigenous people, and how modern Native candidates are pushing for change of political participation in Indian Country.  Learn more about Gabriella: https://gabriellaforrecorder.org/ 
53:17
October 30, 2020
Addiction On The Rez
Addiction On The Rez
JD and DeeDee share their honest opinions toward seeing the continued influence of alcohol and substance abuse within their home community and dive into personal experiences and brief family history. Understanding that this is a subject that can be very emotional, our hosts express their perspective in being frustrated with seeing community members continue to make decisions that ultimately have an affect on family members such as children and elders.  ________________ Any and all expressed, shared, or implied suggestions, opinions, actions, jokes, discussions or points of view shared on the Indigenous21 Podcast are our own (host and guests), and strictly for entertainment purposes only. They do not represent opinions or beliefs of any background groups we identify with ( i.e. family, village, clan, tribe, gender, age, ethnicity, race, religion, socioeconomic status, sexual orientation, education or career professions.) Content shared on the Indigenous21 Podcast can and may be emotional or thought provoking and as such, may contain controversial subject matter. While it is not our intent to create environments that will cause harm to our audience, we advise that you feel free to stop listening at any time as these controversial topics will continue for any given length of time. We believe in making the Indigenous21 Podcast to be a safe space for open, honest dialogue and or discussions about any given subject as they arise from our hosts, guests, and audience commentary. Discussions, information, opinions, or suggestions shared on the Indigenous21 Podcast should not be acted, attempted, or relied upon as professional guidance or advice.
44:02
October 26, 2020
Students Back On Campus
Students Back On Campus
DeeDee expresses her feelings of her son being back on campus for in person learning and JD talks about his work experience at his school and what major changes he has seen.  ________________ Any and all expressed, shared, or implied suggestions, opinions, actions, jokes, discussions or points of view shared on the Indigenous21 Podcast are our own (host and guests), and strictly for entertainment purposes only. They do not represent opinions or beliefs of any background groups we identify with ( i.e. family, village, clan, tribe, gender, age, ethnicity, race, religion, socioeconomic status, sexual orientation, education or career professions.) Content shared on the Indigenous21 Podcast can and may be emotional or thought provoking and as such, may contain controversial subject matter. While it is not our intent to create environments that will cause harm to our audience, we advise that you feel free to stop listening at any time as these controversial topics will continue for any given length of time. We believe in making the Indigenous21 Podcast to be a safe space for open, honest dialogue and or discussions about any given subject as they arise from our hosts, guests, and audience commentary. Discussions, information, opinions, or suggestions shared on the Indigenous21 Podcast should not be acted, attempted, or relied upon as professional guidance or advice.
41:16
October 19, 2020
Social Justice For Native Women
Social Justice For Native Women
In this episode Dee Dee invites her cousin Summer to speak on her involvement with local social justice movements focusing on indigenous and other brown community identities. Talks about the MMIW movement, historical trauma for native people due to colonization and modern practices. as well as identifying as native women in modern society.  ____________________________________________________________________ Any and all expressed, shared, or implied suggestions, opinions, actions, jokes, discussions or points of view shared on the Indigenous21 Podcast are our own (host and guests), and strictly for entertainment purposes only. They do not represent opinions or beliefs of any background groups we identify with ( i.e. family, village, clan, tribe, gender, age, ethnicity, race, religion, socioeconomic status, sexual orientation, education or career professions.) Content shared on the Indigenous21 Podcast can and may be emotional or thought provoking and as such, may contain controversial subject matter. While it is not our intent to create environments that will cause harm to our audience, we advise that you feel free to stop listening at any time as these controversial topics will continue for any given length of time. We believe in making the Indigenous21 Podcast to be a safe space for open, honest dialogue and or discussions about any given subject as they arise from our hosts, guests, and audience commentary. Discussions, information, opinions, or suggestions shared on the Indigenous21 Podcast should not be acted, attempted, or relied upon as professional guidance or advice.
38:54
October 11, 2020
Native Education During COVID
Native Education During COVID
In this Episode we had the chance to sit with 2 Indigenous Educators and discuss their experiences with online, distance teaching. One from an urban setting, the other working at a reservation school. JD also shares his experience of working as a support staff employee at a middle school, and DeeDee offers input as to her perspective of being the parent of a high school student.  __________________________________________________________________________________________ Any and all expressed, shared, or implied suggestions, opinions, actions, jokes, discussions or points of view shared on the Indigenous21 Podcast are our own (host and guests), and strictly for entertainment purposes only. They do not represent opinions or beliefs of any background groups we identify with ( i.e. family, village, clan, tribe, gender, age, ethnicity, race, religion, socioeconomic status, sexual orientation, education or career professions.) Content shared on the Indigenous21 Podcast can and may be emotional or thought provoking and as such, may contain controversial subject matter. While it is not our intent to create environments that will cause harm to our audience, we advise that you feel free to stop listening at any time as these controversial topics will continue for any given length of time. We believe in making the Indigenous21 Podcast to be a safe space for open, honest dialogue and or discussions about any given subject as they arise from our hosts, guests, and audience commentary. Discussions, information, opinions, or suggestions shared on the Indigenous21 Podcast should not be acted, attempted, or relied upon as professional guidance or advice.
01:14:47
September 28, 2020
Modern Education VS Tradition
Modern Education VS Tradition
In our second episode Samivaya and Keevensi discuss their views on certain situations regarding how natives living on our reservations view those who no longer live there.  Any and all expressed, shared, or implied suggestions, opinions, actions, jokes, discussions or points of view shared on the Indigenous21 Podcast are our own (host and guests), and strictly for entertainment purposes only. They do not represent opinions or beliefs of any background groups we identify with ( i.e. family, village, clan, tribe, gender, age, ethnicity, race, religion, socioeconomic status, sexual orientation, education or career professions.) Content shared on the Indigenous21 Podcast can and may be emotional or thought provoking and as such, may contain controversial subject matter. While it is not our intent to create environments that will cause harm to our audience, we advise that you feel free to stop listening at any time as these controversial topics will continue for any given length of time. We believe in making the Indigenous21 Podcast to be a safe space for open, honest dialogue and or discussions about any given subject as they arise from our hosts, guests, and audience commentary. Discussions, information, opinions, or suggestions shared on the Indigenous21 Podcast should not be acted, attempted, or relied upon as professional guidance or advice.
22:50
September 21, 2020
From Rez to Urban Life
From Rez to Urban Life
JD and Dee Dee share their story on what their experience was like moving from the Hopi reservation to living in Southern Arizona City of Tucson to attend school and develop the skills to succeed in urban living, despite contrasts with cultural upbringing and necessary sacrifices towards ceremonial obligations.  Any and all expressed, shared, or implied suggestions, opinions, actions, jokes, discussions or points of view shared on the Indigenous21 Podcast are our own (host and guests), and strictly for entertainment purposes only. They do not represent opinions or beliefs of any background groups we identify with ( i.e. family, village, clan, tribe, gender, age, ethnicity, race, religion, socioeconomic status, sexual orientation, education or career professions.) Content shared on the Indigenous21 Podcast can and may be emotional or thought provoking and as such, may contain controversial subject matter. While it is not our intent to create environments that will cause harm to our audience, we advise that you feel free to stop listening at any time as these controversial topics will continue for any given length of time. We believe in making the Indigenous21 Podcast to be a safe space for open, honest dialogue and or discussions about any given subject as they arise from our hosts, guests, and audience commentary. Discussions, information, opinions, or suggestions shared on the Indigenous21 Podcast should not be acted, attempted, or relied upon as professional guidance or advice.
22:00
September 14, 2020