Darren Thompson, Ojibwe flute player, journalist, and organizer from the Lac du Flambeau Ojibwe Reservation in Northern Wisconsin, is here to talk about his experience as a journalist and activist. He shares how his work as a musician has informed his activism and his dedication to preserving his culture.
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In the episode you’ll hear about:
- Darren’s background and how he taught himself to play the traditional flute
- How Darren has viewed his music as activism
- The under-education of people around him in college regarding native American life and history
For the full show notes and links, visit therisecollective.org/ep13