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NVTV – Gardner (Navajo/Paiute) and Fiddler (Cheyenne/Sioux)

Cihuapilli Rose Amador LeBeau (Yaqui/Mexica – HOST) and Craig Pasqua (Co-Host) interviews two guests: Lee R. Gardner (Navajo/Paiute; Job Developer and Coach) of Native TANF and Raymond Fiddler (Cheyenne/Sioux; Wood Craftsman) Mato Numpa Cedar Designs on Native Voice TV.

Gardner gives an overview of the current Native ‘Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (Native – TANF) city and state locations and its TANF’s mission.

TANF began by a Congressional Act of 1996. It gives ‘Federally Recognized Tribes’ the authority to independently design, adminster and operate their own Tribal ‘TANF’ programs.

Gardner speaks of many of the Native people are having to move out of Santa Clara county due to high cost of living but in a positive light of how successes are also being lived by native people.

The second guest of the show, Raymond Fiddler speaks about his company (Mato Numpa Cedar Designs) offering the community and across other states their hand crafted and ‘Lasered’ Designs on ‘American Red Cedar and Redwood’ boxes.

Fiddler speaks his near death experience and how Native Traditional Healing saved his life. Fiddler speaks of his company working on ways to offer those who lost their family and friends ‘Monuments’.

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

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”.


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 (www.BuffaloFieldCampaign.org). 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 – Jeremy Goodfeather (Mohawk) and Crow Knight (Minnecoujou/Lakota)

Goodfeather & Knight

Cihuapilli Rose Amador interviews Jeremy Goodfeather (Mohawk) of San Francisco and Crow Knight (Minnecoujou/Lakota) of Colorado, musicians on Native Voice TV.

Goodfeather started playing music since he was 11 years old and had a hiatus when he was married and had two children. Goodfeather started to write his songs from his inner-self and met up with Knight in the Bay area and started to play together. The music is ‘Contemporary Folk‘ but the lyrics are ‘Indigenous’.

They play over four songs, each has a story behind the song. Shine on Me, Life of Dreams, Serenity of Love, etc. are played on this show.

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