Cihuapilli Rose Amador interviews Barbara Attard (Independence Police Auditor) San Jose, CA on Native Voice TV.
Attard describes IPA’s as a permanent independent office of San Jose city government and its mission. Attard breaks down the IPA’s mission into four functions; 1) provide objective oversight of police misconduct investigations; 2) conduct outreach to the San Jose community; 3) propose city policy recommendations; and 4) strengthen the Police department with the community it serves.
This show is very interesting for it makes you aware of your rights as a citizen and who to file your police complaints.
The IPA has authority to audit each filed complaint versus choosing which filed complaint to the Police department’s ‘Internal Affairs’.
Below is a link to the 2013 IPA Year End Report, issued April 2014.
Tuesday, June 10th on KMVT Comcast Channel 15 @ 8:00 P.M.
Cihuapilli Rose Amador interviews two guests: Donna Seaton (Washoe) and Ac’ aq Ester Stauffer (Alaska Native-Yup’ik) on Native Voice TV.
Her first guest, Donna Seaton (Washoe) is of the Alameda Labor Coach Association. Seaton is administrative to the director of Native TANF Program in Oakland. She is a ‘Labor coach‘ and started when her younger sister was pregnant and alone. She labor coached for many decades and helped many women give birth.
Native Voice TV’s second guest is Ac’ aq Ester Stauffer (Alaska Native-Yup’ik), Deputy Director of TANF of Bay Area.
(San Francisco, Oakland, Stockton and San Jose, Calfornia). Their are about 30 staff members. TANF’s ‘Mission’ is to provide various services, in education and career advancement for Native american who are on the Alaskan and Californian role. TANF services is to empower each person to become self sustaining. Heavy emphasis in Education.
Stauffer speaks in her ‘Native‘ language about how they traditionally introduce themselves to others in a different village. She mentions that her introduction to others is to let them know what village and who her grandmother is. Stauffer speaks about the hazards of traveling between villages when the wind would pick up, temperature dropping below 60 degrees and with zero visibility. She speaks about her parents having an ‘Arranged Marriage’ in which is traditional in her tribe.
Tuesday, May 27th on KMVT Comcast Channel 15 @ 8:00 P.M.
Cihuapilli Rose Amador interviews Craig Pasqua (Cherokee, Pit River, Modoc and Paiute) on Native Voice TV.
Pasqua was born in Tulsa and raised in Bartlesville, Oklahoma and his father is from California, Susanville Indian Rancheria. Pasqua majored in Social Science from Stanford University.
Pasqua is the chair of Indian Health Center of Santa Clara Valley, Board of Directors and Tennis Professional. Pasqua speaks about the non-profit corporation, Indian Health Center. This non-profit corporation provides health care and wellness services for relocated Native americans.
Pasqua mentions that their were only three Native american tennis professionals in United States. While Pasqua was a president of North American Indian Tennis Association. (500-700 members of the Native American Tennis players) Annually their is a National Tournament Championship and the Association have been trying to get into the United States Open (not successful to date).
The show provides much new information about the Indian Health Center.
Tuesday, May 20th on KMVT Comcast Channel 15 @ 8:00 P.M.
Cihuapilli Rose Amador and Sundust Martinez interviews Alexis Augustine (Navajo/Cochiti/Santo Domingo Pueblo) on Native Voice TV.
Augustine talks about how she started her new business called ‘Enspired Vision‘. Her new business sells Native fashion lines, hats, blazers and accessories. She speaks about how she conceived the idea of doing this business and how Art changes perspectives, ‘art is a medium’ for connecting people and cultures. Augustine speaks about ‘Women Activism‘ and she speaks about Creative Art for women. This show will air on
Tuesday, April 8th on KMVT Comcast Channel 15 @ 8:00P.M.