Challenging Colonialism

by Martin Rizzo-Martinez & Daniel Stonebloom

Challenging Colonialism amplifies Indigenous perspectives on issues of concern to native Californian communities. It is our intention to create an educational resource where everyone can hear the perspectives of Indigenous peoples in their own words. It is not our intention to further colonize the narrative, or to misrepresent stories that are not our own. The podcast is produced by Martin Rizzo-Martinez, Historian, & Daniel St... Read more

Podcast episodes

  • Season 2

  • S02 E01 - s02e01: Illicit Acquisitions (Season Two Overview)

    S02 E01 - s02e01: Illicit Acquisitions (Season Two Overview)

    There is a long legacy of extractive and exploitative relationships in academic study of Indigenous California, seen clearly in the origins of the fields of anthropology, ethnography, & archaeology. These unethical relationships h...

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  • Trailer

    S02 - Season 2 Release Date: January 17th, 2023

    S02 - Season 2 Release Date: January 17th, 2023

    Episode 1 will provide an overview of the themes we’ll cover in Season 2. We’re excited to share what we’ve been learning about anthropology, museum collections, archeology, intellectual property, rematriation, and more. You’ll he...

    00:36
  • Trailer

    S02 - Trailer: Challenging Colonialism Season 2

    S02 - Trailer: Challenging Colonialism Season 2

    Challenging Colonialism returns with Season 2 in January 2023. Stay tuned for the release date.This preview includes the voices of:Dr. Brittani Orona (Hupa, Hoopa Valley Tribe)Steven Pratt (Amah Mutsun)Annie DanisCorrina Gould (Li...

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  • Season 1

  • S01 E05 - s01e05 Nichelle Garcia on Run4Salmon

    S01 E05 - s01e05 Nichelle Garcia on Run4Salmon

    Nichelle Garcia (Winnemem Wintu) talks about the Run 4 Salmon, the 2022 run, its goals and its history. She also discussed inter-tribal solidarity in water and salmon protection, as well as the curriculum and mini-lessons she's co...

    37:43
  • S01 E04 - s01e04 Indian Boarding Schools: Colonialism Through Education

    S01 E04 - s01e04 Indian Boarding Schools: Colonialism Through Education

    Beginning in the 1880s, Indian Boarding Schools across the country operated with the stated goal to “kill the Indian and save the man.” These institutions were key to U.S. policies that aimed to assimilate native children by remov...

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