West Berkeley Shellmound Development Update

The following article was written in July 2018 and published in the Fall 2018 edition of News from Native California On Martin Luther King Jr. Day, hundreds of people gathered in support of the West Berkeley Shellmound and Historic Ohlone Village Site, which is in danger of being developed. A nearly 15-foot effigy of Dr. … Continue reading West Berkeley Shellmound Development Update

Deets and Geets: WE GOTTA PODCAST!

Deets and Geets is a new pop culture podcast I produce and co-host with LRK. The first episode covers our deep thoughts about fate of heroes against the mighty Thanos in Avengers: Infinity War, the possible Ms. Marvel entry into the Marvel Cinematic Universe, and our love of country music, specifically that of Kacey Musgraves. Episode two … Continue reading Deets and Geets: WE GOTTA PODCAST!

Rumble: The Indians Who Rocked the World

Told in segments, akin to short films unto themselves, Rumble: The Indians Who Rocked the World hops regionally across the United States to examine Native American influence on American popular music, most notably rock music. Executive producer Stevie Salas (Apache) said during a 2017 Electric Playground interview that Rumble was conceived while he was playing … Continue reading Rumble: The Indians Who Rocked the World