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Cascadian Prophets Podcast

The Cascadian Prophets Podcast

Produces in depth interviews with poets, authors, indigenous leaders & culture workers.

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Harry and Cleo Davenport Elser, wedding picture

Harry and Cleo Davenport Elser, wedding photo

Diana Elser

Donation In memory of my parents, Harry Elser and Cleo Davenport Elser. My parents were two Montana ranch kids from opposite ends of the State. As we moved around the Intermountain West (Dad was a meteorologist with the National Weather Service), they taught us to enjoy each place we lived – from the Missouri River in Great Falls, Montana, to the Rio Grande in El Paso, Texas – the Great Salt Lake Basin, and always – Montana, where it seemed like we had relatives in every town.

Cascadian Blogging (The Raven) Patrick Mazza Interview

Cascadian Blogging (The Raven) Patrick Mazza Interview

Patrick Mazza’s blog, The Raven, exists: “To inform the people-power movements crucial to addressing the crises
coming upon us at national and global levels, from increasing national divisions and breakdown of institutions, to the climate crisis.”

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Barbara Johns on Kenjiro Nomura

Barbara Johns on Kenjiro Nomura

The paintings of Kenjiro Nomura are featured at the Cascadia Art Museum in Edmonds, Washington and a new book by art historian Barbara Johns, Kenjiro Nomura, American Modernist: An Issei Artist’s Journey, is the topic of discussion.

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James Rasmussen on Duwamish Tribe Recognition

James Rasmussen on Duwamish Tribe Recognition

James Rasmussen is a Duwamish Tribal member and Superfund Manager for the Duwamish River Cleanup Coalition. he talked with Paul E Nelson about his Duwamish heritage, about the effort to gain federal recognition of the Duwamish Tribe, the entities that are fighting that recognition, the land recognition announcements that have become common and the Real Rent Duwamish campaign.

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Carletta Carrington Wilson Interview from 2011

Carletta Carrington Wilson Interview from 2011

A 2011 interview with Seattle poet and fiber artist Carletta Carrington Wilson conducted by Paul E Nelson. They talked about Wilson’s poetry, filled with Garcia Lorca’s notion of duende, what first drew her to poetry (or how poetry called her in elementary school) about how her work reflects her study of slavery and some of her own work which haunts her and which comes from the voice of a person who was enslaved. She calls it the “history of the disappeared.”

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