- COMMUNITY SERVICE WORK AND AWARDS
- Member of Name Change Committee at The Evergreen State College. Submitted U.S. Bureau of Geographic Names joint application of Evergreen and Squaxin Island Tribe to change Squaw Point to Bushoowah-ahlee Point.
Coordinating Committee member for Militarism Watch, a project of the Fellowship of Reconciliation, to research U.S. militarization and build researcher skills and networks.
- Advisory board member for Center
for Community-Based Learning and Action
- (CCBLA) at The Evergreen State College, Olympia.
- Civilian member of the Board of Directors of G.I. Voice project, which set up the "Coffee Strong"
G.I. coffeehouse resource center for soldiers by Fort Lewis, Lakewood, Wash.
- Organizer for Blue Line March to mark climate
change shoreline of
- downtown Olympia after sea-level rise.
- Co-Chair of the Indigenous
Peoples Specialty Group of the
- Association of American Geographers
- Attended the United
Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues
- 7th Session (focusing on climate change), as an Observer from the
- International Geographical Union (IGU) Indigenous
- Knowledges and Rights
Commission, at UN Headquarters, New York.
- Organizing committee member for Focus
the Nation climate change
- community forum, The Evergreen State College.
- Organizing Committee member for the national
- Citizens' Hearing on the Legality of U.S. Actions in Iraq
- Active in Friends & Family
of Lt. Ehren Watada, supporting the first military
- officer to refuse deployment to Iraq.
- Associate (nonveteran) Member of Veterans
for Peace--Rachel Corrie Chapter 109.
- Active in Olympia Movement for Justice
& Peace (OMJP), Washington
Programming Committee chair of WHYS
Community Radio 96.3 FM, Eau Claire, Wis.
- Honored by Mole Lake Sokaogon Chippewa Community for role in Crandon mine victory
- in northeastern Wisconsin.
- Faculty advisor to University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
- campus chapter of Amnesty
- Member of Eau Claire Staff and Faculty
for Peace and Justice
- Participated in proposing the Wolf
River Headwaters Protection Purchase,
- for a public acquisition of the Crandon mine site in northeastern Wisconsin.
- Trainer for "Safe From Hatred" witness program for local
Muslim community after 9/11 (Madison, Wis.).
- Excellence in Media Award (Concerned
Citizens of Newport, in Columbia Co., Wis.).
- Co-organizer of Citizens'
Assembly for a democratic and sustainable future in Wisconsin.
- Coalition Building and Mobilization Award (Mining Impact Coalition,
- Participant in "Walk
to Remember" journey around Lake Superior.
- Hilary J. Waukau Environmental Excellence Award (Menominee Indian Tribe,
- Stewardship Award for Citizen Achievement (Wisconsin Stewardship Network).
- Regular host of "A Public Affair" WORT
call-in radio program, Madison, Wis.
- Co-founder of Wolf
Watershed Educational Project to protect NE Wisconsin's Wolf River.
- Attended the Indigenous Environmental
Network's annual Protecting Mother Earth Conferences in
- Wisconsin, Alaska, North Carolina, Montana, New Mexico, and Nevada
- Co-coordinator of Protect The Earth Gatherings on the Lac du Flambeau
Reservation, Wis. in 1993,
- and on the Mole Lake Reservation, Wis. (co-sponsored in 1994 with the
Indigenous Environmental Network).
- Peace and Dignity Journey runner in Wisconsin and Mexico.
- Co-founder and Board of Directors member of Midwest
Treaty Network .
- Trained Witnesses for Nonviolence for spearfishing crisis monitoring
at Lac du Flambeau Reservation, Wis.
- Co-founder of Madison Treaty Rights Support Group.
- National Associate Director of the Committee Against Registration and
- (CARD), edited Anti-Draft newsletter (Madison).
- Chief Editor, Wisconsin Commonwealth newspaper of the Labor-Farm
Party of Wisconsin.
- Visited Philippine environmental and indigenous groups as free-lance
- Board of Directors for Stop Project ELF, Wisconsin.
- Co-founder of Wisconsin Action Group for Environmental Responsibility.
- Member of Native American Solidarity Committee and Black
- Minneapolis. Organizer for the Black Hills International
- Europe and South Dakota.
- SELECTED RADIO GUESTS
- ("A Public Affair" call-in talk show on WORT-FM, Madison,
- Afghanistan/Pakistan (Tariq Ali, Ahmed Rashid, Robert Fisk, Tayyab
- Mustapha Pasha, Marc Herold);
- India (Arundhati Roy),
- Yugoslavia (Jasminka Udovicki, Bojana Mladenovic, Jeremy Scahill, Robert
- Colombia (Cecilia Zarate-Laun, Jack Laun, Atossa Soltani, Pat Reinsborough);
- Middle East (Joel Beinin, Jennifer Loewenstein, Ali Abunimah, Mary
Layoun, Ismael Abu-Saad);
- Iraq (Rania Masri, Kathy Kelly, Erik Gustafsen);
- Military interventions (Noam Chomsky, Howard Zinn, David Cortright,
- Poetry/music on September 11th attacks (reading with Liz DiNovella);
- Chiapas, Mexico (Cecilia Rodriguez);
- East Timor (Constancio Pinto and Matthew Jardine);
- El Salvador (Maria Serrano);
- Congo (Aliko Songolo);
- Panama (Lamoine Werlein-Jaen);
- Roma/Gypsies (Zoltán Barany, Margaret Beissinger);
- Biochemical warfare (Stephen Shalom);
- Northern Ireland;
- Vieques, Puerto Rico;
- Land mines.
- U.S. Society and Politics
- Native American treaty rights (Walter Bresette, Linda Brown);
- Indian mascots in schools (Barbara Munson);
- White supremacist groups (Loretta Ross, Leonard Zeskind, Chip Berlet,
- Graeme Atkinson, Daniel Levitas, Devin Burghart, Jonathan Mazzocchi);
- Indian gaming (Paul De Main);
- Independent politics (Jim Hightower, Bernie Sanders, Joel Kovel,
- Tammy Baldwin, Ed Garvey, Jeff Peterson, John Nichols);
- African American history (Noel Ignatiev, Eugene Parks, Clayborne Benson);
- Immigration (Bill Piatt, Melanie Okamoto);
- Supermax prisons (Amnesty International fact-finding delegation, Ruthie
- White power music (Justin Massa).
- Chernobyl/nuclear waste (Belarus Ambassador Serguei Martynov, Mary
- Indigenous activism (Winona LaDuke, Tom Goldtooth, Chris Peters);
- Genetic engineering (Ronnie Cummins, Michio Kaku, Judy Gobert, Will
- Jack Kloppenburg, Marcy Darnovsky);
- Environmental justice (Sheila Foster),
- Population and environment (Asoka Bandarage);
- Wisconsin mining issues (Chuck Sleeter,
- Al Gedicks, Fred Ackley, Ken Fish, Fran Vanzile);
- Mad Deer disease (John Stauber)
- Badger Munitions (Laura Olah, William Boulware);
- Perrier springwater pumping (Hiroshi and Arlene Kanno);
- Electrical transmission lines (Linda Ceylor, Tom Kreager);
- Manitoba hydroelectric dams (Ernest Monias),
- Low-level jet flights;
- Factory hog farms.