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NVTV – Sweet Lodge Sistaz

Cihuapilli Rose Amador LeBeau interviews
Sweet Lodge Sistaz‘ – Aurora Mamea (Blackfeet), Yvonne Marshall (Eastern Shoshone & Shoshone Bannock), Bridgete Neconie (Acoma Pueblo) and Angelina Swimmer (Lakota) on Native Voice TV.

Their songs are ‘Acapella Round Dance‘ genre. It was a dream of ours, each one of us have been inspired at some point and had shared an interest in singing.

Singing is uplifting and healing for the soul, it is our way of giving back to our Bay Area Native Community and a way of keeping our culture and traditions alive, sharing our gifts and talents that Creator gave to us. We hope to inspire other women young and old to follow your dreams, that you may always find that inner strength and voice within you., We are put on this earth to uplift one another….Never look down on another person unless its to help them up.

“This life is yours. Take the power to choose what you want to do and do it well. Take the power to love what you want in life and love it honestly. Take the power to walk in the forest and be a part of nature. Take the power to control your own life. No one else can do it for you. Take the power to make your life happy.”

“Always do what you are afraid to do”.

https://www.facebook.com/pg/Sweet-Lodge-Sistaz

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

NVTV – Bridget Neconie (Acoma Pueblo)

Cihuapilli Rose Amador LeBeau interviews
Bridget Neconie (Acoma Pueblo)
on Native Voice TV.

Cihuapilli Rose Amador Le Beau talks with Bridget Neconie.
Bridget is from the Acoma Pueblo, Sky City, New Mexico.
Her parents were in the military so the family has traveled to and lived in many far away places around the world.
While living in Hawaii Bridget learned Hula and Polynesian dancing.
She is learning traditional dance, plays hand drum and sings in a women’s hand drum group.

She has danced professionally around the world, been a magicians assistant and is now working at U.C. Berkeley, recruiting Native Americans, in the Office of Undergraduate Admissions.
Bridget has received awards for helping to promote higher education for Indigenous People.

Bridget talks about concepts of continuing the pursuit of knowledge: intellectual, cultural, traditional, practical, theoretical and artistically.
Taking our own knowledge and experiences to use in teaching others about Native Americans and making contributions to tribal society.

Bridget has appeared on Native Voice TV before as a singer and hand drum player with the women’s group, “Sweet Lodge Sista’s”

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

NVTV – Lorissa Garcia (Acoma Pueblo)

Cihuapilli Rose Amador LeBeau interviews Lorissa Garcia (Acoma Pueblo) on Native Voice TV.

Lorissa is currently an ‘Alumni Student Ambassador, an ‘Embrey Native American Women Mentor’ and in a graduate program in Arizona Universtiy.

She mentions about the American Indian College Funds, its corporate donors and the obstacles native students have getting a college degree. She mentions the funding increase and gives details of the amount of Native American Tribal Colleges and Universities (32 fully ‘Accredited’);
number of native students (30,000) across America.

Rose asks Garcia about the Acoma Pueblo tribe, its religious ceremonies and celebrations, its infrastructure in government, community and businesses.

Before ending the show, Garcia explains where Traditional dress in detail.

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