Tiokasin's guest for the full hour is Curtis Zunigha. Curtis is an enrolled member of the federally-recognized Delaware Tribe of Indians https://delawaretribe.org/ He has more than 35 years of experience in tribal government and administration, community development, telecommunications, and cultural preservation. Curtis is an acknowledged expert on Delaware/Lenape culture, language, and traditional practices. He is Co-Director of Cultural Affairs for The Lenape Center, https://thelenapecenter.com/ based in New York City. The Lenape Center promotes the history and culture of the Lenape people through the arts, environmental advocacy, social justice, and agricultural practices. The Lenape Center’s work represents the return of the original Indigenous people to their original homeland of Lenapehoking (NY, NJ and PA). Curtis is a citizen of the Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma and a veteran of the U.S. Air Force.

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Music selection

1. Song Title: Tahi Roots Mix (First Voices Radio Theme Song); Artist: Moana and the Moa Hunters; Album: Tahi (1993); Label: Southside Records (Australia and New Zealand) (00:00:22)

2. Song Title: And It’s Still Alright (Red Rocks Live 2020); Artist: Nathaniel Rateliff; Album: And It’s Still Alright (2020); Label: Stax (00:28:15)

3. Song: If 60s Were 90s; Artist: Beautiful People; Album: If 60s Were 90s (1992); Label: Essential! Records (00:45:45)

4. Song Title: Don’t Go; Artist: GoGo Penguin; Album: GoGo Penguin; Label: Blue Note Records (2020) (00:54:05)