Tag Archives: Yaqui

NVTV – Michelle Montanez (Apache/Pascua Yaqui)

Cihuapilli Rose Amador interviews
Michelle Montanez (Apache/Pascua Yaqui) on
Native Voice TV show.

Her tribes are from the Sonora state of Mexico and Tucson, Arizona. The Apache and Pascua tribe are mostly in Tucson. Yaqui tribe have migrated from Sonora, Mexico to Tucson, Arizona to California and other states.

Michelle does some storytelling that talks about a little girl who listens and speaks of a tree which foretells the future of the Yaqui people. She mentions about the changes of the their people due to the European Spaniards and the Trains.

Michelle mentions the true name of the Yaqui ( Yaqui meaning- Do you speak?) and the Spaniards interpretation of Yaqui as their tribal name. Yaqui really is Yo’owem. Michelle continues speaking of the Yaqui and Pascua tribal ceremonials.

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

NVTV – Jesse Hernandez (Yaqui/Chicano) – ‘Urban Native & Urban Aztec’ Artist: Part 2

Jesse Hernandez

Cihuapilli Rose Amador interviews Jesse Hernandez (Yaqui/Chicano) of the Bay Area on Native Voice TVHernandez continues to show his art work and explains how his ‘Urban Vinly Designer Toys‘ originated from China and Japan. He shows his first production toy (limited edition of 100 in the world) ‘Aztec Rain God‘.

Hernandez continues with how he keeps pushing the envelope of keeping his original hand drawing into the ‘Digital’ software world. He uses Flash a two dimensional web animation program and creates his first animation, ‘Writers Block’ which was on Adams Film.

The show goes on to talk about his first big gig of the Filipino culture of Adult Cartoons called, ‘The Nutshack‘. This is a must SEE!

His art forms of ‘Urban Native & Urban Aztec‘ keeps the spiritual connection from his Indigenous culture but allows his modern art not to conform to any medium form. Current art form is what he calls,

Urban Vinyl“.

Fresno (CMAC 93) Educational Channel 93
of  Native Voice TV shows five times a week
Monday at 5 PM
(Wed., Thurs. & Fri. – Various Times)

NVTV – Jesse Hernandez (Yaqui/Chicano) – ‘Urban Native & Urban Aztec’ Artist

Jesse Hernandez's Mural

Cihuapilli Rose Amador interviews Jesse Hernandez (Yaqui/Chicano) of the Bay Area on Native Voice TV. Hernandez speaks about how he started his art career once he left high school and went to the ‘Art Institute of South Dakota’ and studied from a painter named ‘Robert Penn (Died Feb. 12, 1999) and Penn was influenced by the Oscar Howe (First – Contemporary Native American artist).
Hernandez continued his education and received his BSA in ‘Digital Media and Animation’ from San Francisco Art Institute. Hernandez had shown his art in New York, Chicago, Los Angeles and other cities across the country.
His art forms of ‘Urban Native & Urban Aztec‘ keeps the spiritual connection from his Indigenous culture but allows his modern art not to conform to any medium form. Current art form is what he calls,

Urban Vinyl“.
Throughout the show he continues to show his various art forms.

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 – Eli Painted Crow (Yaqui) & Linda Woods (Ottawa/Chippewa)

Cihuapilli Rose Amador LeBeau interviews two women veterans – Eli Painted Crow (Yaqui) & Linda Woods (Ottawa/Chippewa) on Native Voice TV.

Eli Painted Crow is a Yaqui, U.S.Army Veteran who served her last tour in Iraq. She has spent the five years going across the nation to speak about Native veterans at universities. She speaks about the Post Traumatic Stress Disorders and the hardship faced for Native women.

Linda Woods is Grand Traverse Band Ottawa & Chippewa, U.S. Air Force retired. Linda is an elder returning back to her home in Michigan. She spoke the times of the Civil Rights and Anti-Vietnam protests, the southern racism. Linda received her Master degree in Social Services (in 1994) at San Jose State University. She works with Native people in recovery from Alcohol and Addictions.

Thursday, September 24th on
Hoike  (Oceanic Time Warner)
Channel 54 @ 8:00 P.M.

NVTV – Chief Sunne Renya (Yaqui)

Chief Sonne Reyna

Cihuapilli Rose Amador and Sundust Martinez interviews Chief Sunne Reyna on Native Voice TV. Reyna begins speaking of world wide prophecies in which there is a resemblance of ending and beginning. He speaks of the beginning of ‘Human World Evolution‘ due to many world prophecies which have been told.
The human value of ‘Greed’ and ‘Selfishness’ will end and the Human World Evolution of ‘Respect’ and ‘Sharing’ will be mostly valued.

Tuesday, May 6th on KMVT Comcast Channel 15 @ 8:00P.M.

NVTV – Revision Production Company

Eddie Madril

Cihuapilli Rose Amador and Sundust Martinez interviews Revision Production CompanyEddie Madril (Yaqui), Sara Moncada (Yaqui) and Doug Heinz on Native Voice TV.
These actors performed a short play (Skit) called “A day in the Life“. After this short play, each of the actors talked about their production company, where they have mostly performed (Bay Area Universities), and who the intended audiences were (Non-Native).
Madril emphasizes that we are all “HUMAN BEINGS” and the plays are written about Native people in a non-aggressive, non-abrasive, non-militant way.

Tuesday, April 22nd on

KMVT Comcast Channel 15 @ 8:00P.M.