Tiokasin Ghosthorse on FIRST PERSON RADIO 2/8/17

Join Laura Waterman Wittstock and Roy Taylor on Wednesday at 9 am  as they talk with Tiokasin Ghosthorse (Cheyenne River Lakota Nation of South Dakota and the bands of Mnicoujou/Itazipco and Oglala) about his work and his new book, Butterfly Against the Wind, which was published in 2016 and made possible by an initial grant from the Native Arts and Cultures Foundation. He co-authored the book with the stunning artwork of internationally renowned contemporary artist Jadina Lilien.Tiokasin is Host and Executive Producer of “First Voices Radio, a live one-hour weekly radio program that he founded in 1993. The program is now syndicated on 70 public and community radio stations across Turtle Island. 

Tiokasin Ghosthorse is an educator, musician and international speaker on peace and the global issues facing Native people. He is a guest faculty member at Yale University’s School of Divinity, Ecology and Forestry focusing on the cosmology, diversity and perspectives on the relational/egalitarian versus rational/hierarchal thinking processes of Western society; a Spiritual Ecology Youth Fellowship faculty member working with young ecology professionals; and serves on boards of several charitable organizations dedicated to bringing non-western education to Native and non-Native children.Tiokasin is a 2016 Nobel Peace Prize Nominee of the International Institute of Peace Studies and Global Philosophy and a 2016 Native Arts and Cultures Foundation National Artist Fellow in Music---



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