ANDREW MILLER brings two decades of human rights activism and international field experience to his work as Amazon Watch's Washington, D.C. Advocacy Director. Since 2007, Andrew has collaborated closely with Indigenous partners from Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, and Peru, facilitating rights-based advocacy at Washington D.C.-based institutions such as the multilateral banks, U.S. executive offices, and the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights. He has also supported Indigenous-led campaigns to expel international oil companies such as Talisman Energy and GeoPark from Amazonian indigenous territories. For more information about Amazon Watch and the organization's work, visit www.amazonwatch.org.
In the second half-hour, we feature musician ED KABOTIE. Ed is a multifaceted creative from the Hopi village of Shungopavi and the Tewa village of Khap'o Owinge. His expressions take the forms of illustrations, traditional overlay jewelry and multi-instrumental, multi-lingual music. His professional mission is to carry the message of the plight of the Indigenous people and lands of the Colorado Plateau to conscious minds throughout the world. You can find ED KABOTIE on https://www.reverbnation.com/edkabotie or on Facebook. at www.facebook.com/edkabotie/