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NVTV – Mike Duncan (ConCow/Wailaki/Wintum)

Cihuapilli Rose Amador LeBeau interviews Mike Duncan (ConCow/Wailaki/Wintum)on Native Voice TV.

LeBeau asks Duncan to talk about his tribe and where he lives. Duncan speaks about the ‘Forced Relocation‘ of the ‘Mechoopda Indian Tribe’ of Chico to the ‘Round Valley Reservation‘ (former administrative extension of Nome Lackee Reservation).

Duncan mentions the 19th annual retracing of the original 113-mile trek (Nome Cult Trail). Descendants of Native Americans take part annually (September) to ‘Honor their memory… A path not forgotten‘ of their ancestors. Forced relocation of 461 Mechoopda tribal members where only 277 survived (1863).

Duncan continues to talk about ‘Fatherhood is Sacred‘ program which he trained for 5 years. He mentions the Native American Fatherhood and Families Association (NAFFA) which was founded by Albert M. Pooley (NAFFA, president).

The NAFFA is now in Sacramento, Stockton and San Jose, California. This program is a 14 week curriculum with two weeks of orientation and with the emphasis on Native American culture.

This show has lots of in depth healing about promoting adult males to protect and to encourage ‘Innocence‘ to children of the 7th generations.

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