205: Thanksgiving Lies + Indigenous Grief and Celebration with Cali Wolf & Tai Simpson
Today The Broads sit with Tai Simpson and Cali Wolf to talk about indigenous people’s history, lies and misconceptions that are taught in “US History”, land back, Tai and Cali’s personal stories, the violence of cultural appropriation, the truth about Thanksgiving, and much more.
**This podcast was recorded on Tongva land
Cali is Sicangu Lakota. She is an ER nurse, mother, and the coordinating director of an Indigenous womxn led nonprofit called Native Women’s Wilderness!
Follow Cali: https://www.instagram.com/caliwolf/
Donate to Native Women’s Wilderness here: https://www.nativewomenswilderness.org/donate
Follow Native Women’s Wilderness: https://www.instagram.com/nativewomenswilderness/
Rosebud Sioux Tribe COVID-19 Disaster Relief Fund
The “All My Relations” podcast discussed “Thankstaking or Thanksgiving”: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/thankstaking-or-thanksgiving/id1454424563?i=1000499682949
Watch the documentary “Blood Memory” here: https://worldchannel.org/episode/arf-blood-memory/
Tai Simpson is “The Storyteller” in the indigenous language of the Nimiipuu nation (Nez Perce Tribe of Idaho). She is a direct descendant of Chief Redheart of the Nez Perce tribe and a tireless advocate for social justice. Tai’s academic background is in Political Philosophy & Public Law at Boise State University where she served as the vice president and president of the Intertribal Native Council student organization. She speaks on issues afflicting marginalized communities including race, missing & murdered Indigenous women, and the intersections of oppression facing the United States. Her appearances and interviews can be heard or read on Boise State Public Radio, TEDxBoise, and several news outlets.
Follow Tai: https://www.instagram.com/taisimpson/
Watch Tai’s TedxTalk: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T5RhEStF_bQ
Read “An Indigenous Peoples’ History of the United States”: https://www.penguinrandomhouse.com/books/237686/an-indigenous-peoples-history-of-the-united-states-by-roxanne-dunbar-ortiz/
Check out the “Indigenous Action” podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/indigenous-action/id1532103976
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