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Lindsie Bear is the new program director for the Native Cultures Fund at Humboldt Area Foundation. Lindsie and her family recently joined the north coast community from the bay area. She previously worked with HeyDay Press, an independent, nonprofit publisher that promotes awareness and celebration of California’s many cultures, landscapes, and boundary-breaking ideas. 

Lindsie spoke with Jessica Eden about her new role and the community strengthening work she's delighted to be a part of.


Centered on centuries upon centuries of community relationship with migrating caribou, this episode of Naturaleza y Comunidad highlights environment and community research in Fort Yukon, Alaska.


Dream Riders

The Dream Riders are back again with another campaign! They are riding their bicycles from Seattle (WA) to San Diego (CA) for 37 days to advocate for a pathway to citizenship for all non-citizens in this country. This includes all 11 million undocumented immigrants and 35,000 intercountry adoptees. 

Brenda and Xochitl talk with one of the Dream Riders as they approach the California border.


Brenda talks about culture, building community strength, medicine and overcoming stigmas around cannabis use with Fany and Clara from Latinos For Cannabis.


Jessica Eden

Food For People!

The Charlando hosts visit Food For People's main site in Eureka. Carly, Juan and Anne give a tour of FFP's hub of operations and discuss the extensive services provided throughout the northcoast region.


This episode of Charlando focuses on community empowerment.

Charlando hosts and guests share a wide ranging discussion: From recognizing small business opportunities for the Latinx community to honoring strength and building resilience in local Native communities.


Jessica Eden

Jennifer Bell continues her discussion about traditional basketry with Lena Hurd.

Jen and Lena talk about maintaining healthy ecological connections and the importance of continuing to share local Native tradition with youth.


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A hopeful conversation to kick off Del Norte Dispatch.

Mike Thorton, community organizer working with True North Organizing Network, discusses some of the work taking place in Del Norte county. In collaboration with many community members, Mike is working to build a healthier, more resilient Del Norte region.


Linguist Susan Gehr shares a bit of Karuk language. "A'ama" means salmon. Susan provides cultural context and examples of the use of the Karuk word for salmon. 


Join the Charlando hosts for two engaging interviews about the immigrant experience. Marianne Pennekamp discusses immigration politics and human rights - and shares some of her experience as a young woman escaping Nazi influences in Europe. Then Paula from Centro Del Pueblo joins the conversation to share another perspective of the immigrant experience.


On this episode of Charlando, Assistant Professor César Abarca joins Xochitl, Brenda and Yojana for a discussion about culture, politics and social justice. Cesar is a community organizer, scholar-activist, and urban farmer. 

Boys & Girls Club of the Redwoods Executive Director Monica Rose talks about her organization’s ongoing and new programs and events offered this summer. She also discusses the important part the club plays in the support and nurturance of youth in the community.

For more information and to get involved, visit bgcredwoods.org.


Charlando Con La Raza takes on issues of the day - from politics to community challenges to hopes of peace. Join this dynamic discussion with Xochitl Cabrera, Brenda Perez and Yojana Miraya.


Jose Luis Juarez Perez

On this segement of  Naturaleza y Comunidad, Yojana Miraya talks with Natasha O'Laughlin about her community health research in Oaxaca, Mexico.  


Yurok Tribe

Food For Thought continues to highlight traditional Native foods. 

Yurok basketweaver Lena Hurd joins Jennifer Bell to talk about harvesting and preparing acorns for acorn mush. 


Scholars Yojana Miraya and Brenda Perez discuss their respective areas of research - and the reality of  academia's priviledging of white researchers.


Brenda, Xochitl and Yojana talk with Fany Guzman from Latinos For Cannabis about culture, building community strength, medicine and overcoming stigmas around cannabis use.


This week's Charlando Con La Raza takes on issues at the border. Daniel Castrejon joins the Charlando hosts for an in-depth, honest discussion on immigration and the situation at the California-Mexico border.


This week's Charlando Con La Raza features interviews with an HSU journalism student and Humboldt Baykeeper's Latino Outreach coordinator. Through their distinct disciplines, Jose Herrera and Jasmin Segura talk about passion for community work.


Xochitl, Brenda and Yojana discuss issues of justice and race locally and around the country.

How do we create positive change in our institutions and on the streets?

In a supremely difficult and divisive political landscape, how do we ensure justice and safety in our communities?

This week's Charlando Con La Raza takes on these challenging questions.


This installment of Charlando highlights the work of Cesar Chavez and discussion about the experience of  "culture" in the United States. Yojana and Brenda talk about expectations and surprises in their experiences living and studying here in the U.S.


IMMIGRANT VOICES: Brenda

Apr 3, 2018
James Floss

In this installment, Brenda from Centro del Pueblo Humboldt makes a passionate and poetic case for Humboldt County to become a place of sanctuary and requests your assistance. You can volunteer here.


Jessica Eden

Brenda Perez and Yojana Miraya discuss issues of identity, community and the power of artistic expression.

From gathering signatures for a local sanctuary law to experiencing the North Coast Repertory Theatre's performance of The Tenth Muse, Brenda and Yojana explore local efforts to strengthen community.

Charlando Con La Raza: Tuesday at 7pm, Wednesday at 7am,  Saturday at 1pm on RADIO BILINGUE.

HSU Masters student, Yojana Miraya joins Jennifer Bell to share a bit about growing up with quinoa as a community staple in the Andes of Peru.


Social worker Elisa Bueno joins Xochitl and Brenda for a discussion about differences in the immigration experience over the past couple of decades. 

Then, Xochitl and Brenda take a deep dive into borderlands issues, addressing ethical questions around the deportation of Latino veterans.

Charlando is produced at Humboldt State University and airs on Radio Bilingue.

Entrevista Elisa Bueno:

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Immigrant Voices: Yolonda

Mar 6, 2018
James Floss

In this excerpt of Yolonda's story, she expresses her fear of her parents being deported and how that would affect her and her little brother. Her full story is at Immigrant Voices.


In the early morning hours of February 27, 2010, Martina Marturana felt a slight tremor that lasted a long time.  The 12-year-old lived on Robinson Crusoe Island, 325 miles off the coast of central Chile. She looked out the window and noticed the boats in the harbor moving in an unusual way, and ran to ring an alarm bell in the town square. Eight people died in her village but she is credited with saving over 600!


Fabian Almazan

Jazz phenom Fabian Almazan joins Brenda Perez for a discussion about Fabian's musical trajectory, his efforts to address socio-ecological issues through music, and the political challenges of our current times. 

Fabian Almazan & Rhizome will be performing Tuesday,  March 6th, on the HSU campus. For more information, check out the Redwood Jazz Alliance.

Entrevista - Brenda y Fabian:

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Jessica Eden

This installment of Charlando Con La Raza takes on the importance of honoring and respecting one's heritage through language and culture. And, as always, the Charlando crew discusses celebrating our environmental connections.


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This episode of Food For Thought features Jennifer Bell and Laura Hughes talking about the Winter Farmers' Market and some exciting new community collaborations with the North Coast Growers' Association.


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