Category Archives: Mescalero

NVTV – Kelly Gamboa (Apache)

Cihuapilli Rose Amador and Sundust Martinez interviews Kelly Gamboa (Apache), Program Co-ordinator American Indian Education Center (AIEC), San Jose, California
on Native Voice TV.

Gamboa gives the history of how the American Indian Education Center became into existence and now a non-profit 501.c3. She calls herself more than a program coordinator for she is person of ‘Jack of all Trades’.

The American Indian Education Center has been in existence for decades providing the K-12 students variety of educational resources (Transportation, Tutoring, Lunches, Healthcare, etc.)

The emphasis for the students is to incorporate Native Culture tradition and arts within their studies and engaging them in community involvement.

Fresno (CMAC 93) Educational Channel 93
of  Native Voice TV shows four times a week
(Monday, Wed., Friday & Sat.) at 5PM.

NVTV – Lorenzo (Mescalero Apache) Part 2

Lorenzo 2

Cihuapilli Rose Amador and Sundance Martinez interviews Lorenzo (Mescalero Apache) a Visual, Literary and Performing artist on Native Voice TV.

Lorenzo continues to give his artistic experiences. On this show he states that ‘Artists’ tend to have a theme for a year or so. He explains to the audience his ‘Land Shark‘ art which was based on his visit to Maui, Hawaii.

LeBeau and Martinez asks Lorenzo about his half-hour educational films? Lorenzo mentions his films take the audience for 30 minutes to various parts of Native America. To learn more about the multitude of contemporary Native americans which help lessen the ‘Stereotyping’ of indigenous people of the Americas.

Tuesday, July 8th on KMVT Comcast Channel 15 @ 8:00 P.M.

NVTV – Lorenzo (Mescalero Apache) Part 1


Cihuapilli Rose Amador and Sundance Martinez interviews Lorenzo (Mescalero Apache) a Visual, Literary and Performing artist on Native Voice TV.

Lorenzo explains why he is a visual, literary and performing artist. He jokingly states that he is a ‘Professional Liar’ and he only will get paid to be one.

Lorenzo talks about the European stereotyping of Native americans in books, movies and all media. Lorenzo obtained his B.S. and M.A. degrees and was the first Native american to graduate from UCLA in Native American studies.

His accomplishments are brought up and his vision of reducing the European ‘Stereotyping’ of Indigenous people and his work in producing a nine episode series called, ‘Native America‘. This is a must see.

Tuesday, July 1st

on KMVT Comcast Channel 15 @ 8:00 P.M.