Today we consider sacred lands, and how in recognizing them in where we live, we can advance the important processes of: reparation, resolution, and revitalization in our time. For the full hour my guests are Rebecca Robles, Acjachemen tribal member, culture bearer and activist; and Joyce Stanfield Perry, Acjachemen, Luiseno and Kumeyaay descendent and Acjachemen tribal scholar.
Music credits: Greg Foat, “Symphonie Pacifique;” Wayne Nelson, “Indio Bird Singing” Final Song at 2016 Cabazon Powwow.
REPARATIONS IN THE UNITED STATES. “So You Want to Talk About Race,” “Tears We Cannot Stop; A Sermon To White America,” “Lies My Teacher Told Me; What Your American History Teacher Got Wrong,” “Winners Take All,” The NYTimes “1619 Project,” “The Beautiful Struggle,” “Sweet Taste of Liberty; A True Story of Slavery and Restitution in America,” “Shadow Bodies: Black Women, Ideology, Representation, and Politics,” and “There Will be No Miracles Here;” provide some background on the juncture at where we have arrived with respect to reparations in the United States. This solemn occasion is handled by Davin Phoenix, UCI Political Science professor, and author of the soon to be released “The Anger Gap: How Race Shapes Emotion in Politics for Action.,” published by Cambridge University Press.