Wednesday, November 28, 2007

Radio Radio

I have a radio interview lined up for tomorrow, with i kayu-hu Migetu Tuncap from UC Berkeley. We're going to discuss what Migetu has been doing at UC Berkeley in terms of getting Pacific Islanders recognized, funded and with their own faculty and programs, and also my recent trip to the United Nations and what's happening right now in Guam and the military buildup.

I'm pasting the information below for the interview, and also a list of radio interviews done by members of Famoksaiyan over the past year on similar topics. Check them out, the interviews are very good and very informative. There are alot of voices involved and touching on so many important issues for Chamorros, whether it be environmental damage, military build up, economic dispossession, cultural and language revitalization and even music.

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Apex Express: Asian Pacific Islander radio
Thursdays 7PM-8PM, KPFA 94.1 FM, KFCF Fresno,
www.kpfa.org

Thurs. Nov. 29th:
US Troop Increase, Indigenous Rights Decrease? And will there be Pacific Islander Studies at UC Berkeley? Hear how Native Gumanians face military might as they try to re-claim land, language, political power. We talk with Michael Lujan Bevacqua--who testified at the UN--as well as Michael Tuncap who will also talk about plans for starting Pacific Islander Studies at UC Berkeley. Island music and more during Indigenous Peoples' Month.
Contact: 510-848-6767x464; apex@... ;
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Famoksaiyan Gi I Rediu

November 9th, 2006 - Apex Express
http://www.kpfa.org/archives/index.php?arch=17065
And at the UN, the indigenous people of Guam called for the world to recognize their plight. Hear Victoria Leon Guerrero, Mike Tuncap and Erica Benton talk about how the US military base build-up on Guam will further erode their rights. We will also have music from Guam from Chris Barnett.
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November 20th, 2006 - Women's Magazine
http://www.kpfa.org/archives/index.php?arch=17238
Catalina Vazquez talks to two women from Guam, one of the last colonies in the world, about the U.S. military occupation and militarization of Guam and their recent visit to the United Nations to get support for the independence of Guam and to stop the military's plans to increase that occupation.
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November 21st, 2006 - Flashpoints
http://www.kpfa.org/archives/index.php?arch=17261
An Indigenous Chamorro group from Guam reports back from a delegation to the UN to protest expanding US militarization on their island.
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November 24th, 2006 - Full Circle
http://www.kpfa.org/archives/index.php?arch=17202
Military Land Expansion in Guam
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December 11th, 2006 - The Morning Show
http://www.kpfa.org/archives/index.php?arch=17592
Impact of U.S. Military bases on Guam (indigenously called ‘Guahan')Victoria Leon Guerrero is an author of semi-autobiographical children's book about growing up on Guahan called "Lola's Journey Home” and is working on her Masters of Fine Arts in Creative Writing at Mills College. Julian Aguon, writer-activist from the island of Guahan (Guam), is the author of the new book “The Fire This Time: Essays on Life Under US Occupation." Michael Lujan Bevacqua is a Ph.D candidate in Ethnic Studies at the University of California, San Diego and the editor of the Minagahet (Truth) Zine, www.geocities.com/minagahet


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