MARIO MURILLO is a Professor and the Vice Dean of the Herbert School of Communication at Hofstra University and teaches in the Latin American and Caribbean Studies Program there. He has covered Latin America for a number of radio outlets and journals. Tiokasin and Mario will be discussing important breaking news—the national protests against austerity in Ecuador, led by the Indigenous movement.

DARRYL LEROUX  is an associate professor in the Department of Social Justice and Community Studies at Saint Mary's University in Kjipuktuk/Halifax, Nova Scotia. His book “Distorted Descent: White Claims to Indigenous Identity” is now available. Tiokasin and Darryl will discuss a recent article by Darryl, titled "How some North Americans claim a false Indigenous identity." Read it at

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