Category Archives: Pascua

NVTV – Eddie Madril (Pasqua/Yaqui)

Cihuapilli Rose Amador LeBeau interviews Eddie Madril (Pasqua/Yaqui) of his ‘Dance Group‘ opportunity to represent Native American culture in France on Native Voice TV.

Madril shares his experiences in Gannat, France of a 10 day festival, called ‘Festival of World Cultures’. For over 45 years, the South of the Allier has allowed itself a unique cultural celebration with over 65,000 festival-goers.

Madril makes note of the similarities of cultures of trying to maintain their identity of themselves through their cultures and traditions. Also how the various people from five continents perceived ‘Native Americans’?

This show is very interesting and is a MUST WATCH!.

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

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 – Good Shield Aguilar (Lakota/Pasqua Yaqui) Activist/Entertainer

On Native Voice TV show Craig Pasqua (Co-Host) has Good Shield Aguilar (Lakota/Pasqua) as a Guest. Pasqua introduces Good Shield as Native Voice TV’s writer, singer and performer of its ‘Introduction’ song – “Indigenous Soul”.

Good Shield speaks about he was made aware from his aunt (Rosie Little Thunder) about the connection of Lakota tribe to the Buffalo. Since 2002, Good Shield has been involved in ‘Buffalo Field Campaign of Montana ( He mentions that outside of the Yellowstone National Park 1,000 ‘Genetically Pure’ Buffalo are killed per year.

The Buffalo Field Campaign has been trying to pass legislation to make Genetically Pure ‘Buffalo’ as an ‘Endangered’ species (for PROTECTION) and make the Buffalo a National mammal.

Good Shield entertains with five songs which two were originals from ‘Floyd Red Crow Westerman and his own three songs.
Good Shield ends the show with his contribution song to Native Voice TV – ‘Indigenous Soul’.

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

NVTV – Eddie Madril (Pascua Yaqui)

Cihuapilli Rose Amador and Sundust Martinez interviews Eddie Madril (Pascua Yaqui) of southern Arizona and northern Sonora, Mexico on Native Voice TV.

Madril gives his biography of his dancing group, ‘Four Winds‘, of his perspectives of how people look at Native Americans. He speaks of the 550 tribes and several hundred native dialects which help educate and increase awareness
of the diversity ‘Indigenous’ people. He performs with his ‘HOOP‘ dancing and explains what it means.

Tuesday, May 19th on KMVT Comcast
Channel 15 @ 8:00 P.M.