Corrina Gould and Christopher “Toby” McLeod. Corrina Gould is Chochenyo and Karkin Ohlone, born and raised in Oakland, California. She is the spokesperson for the Confederated Villages of Lisjan and co-founder of the Indigenous women-led Sogorea Te’ Land Trust. Corrina has worked tirelessly to protect the 425 shellmounds that ring San Francisco Bay, and is currently focused on protecting the West Berkeley Shellmound and Village Site, the first and oldest Ohlone settlement on San Francisco Bay—a designated Berkeley City Landmark since 2000, and one of the National Trust for Historic Preservation’s 11 Most Endangered Historic Sites in America in 2020. More information at https://shellmound.org/ and sogoreate-landtrust.com/
Christopher (Toby) McLeod has been Project Director of the Sacred Land Film Project since 1984. In 2013, he completed the four-part series Standing on Sacred Ground, which aired on PBS. Toby produced and directed In the Light of Reverence (2001) and three other award-winning documentaries broadcast on national television: The Four Corners: A National Sacrifice Area? (1983) and NOVA: Poison in the Rockies (1990). Toby has a master’s degree in journalism from U.C. Berkeley and a B.A. in History from Yale and has received a Student Academy Award and a Guggenheim Fellowship. Toby has worked with Indigenous communities as a filmmaker, journalist and photographer for 44 years. Standing on Sacred Ground is available from Bullfrog Films, StandingOnSacredGround.org and sacredland.org.
Steven T. Newcomb (Shawnee, Lenape). Steve is a scholar, educator, author, journalist, film producer, public speaker and workshop leader/facilitator. He is internationally recognized for his more than three decades of research and writing on the origins of federal Indian law and international law dating back to the early days of Christendom, most notably focused on the religious doctrine now known in history as the Doctrine of Christian Discovery. Steve is author of "Pagans in the Promised Land: Decoding the Doctrine of Christian Discovery" (Fulcrum Publishing) and a Producer of the 2015 documentary film, "The Doctrine of Discovery: Unmasking the Domination Code” directed and produced by Sheldon Wolfchild (Dakota). Steve’s website is http://originalfreenations.com/. More information about Steve, his work and projects at redthought.org and shawnabluestar.com.