Tiokasin Ghosthorse

Tiokasin Ghosthorse is Host and Producer of First Voices
Indigenous Radio. He appears in the film Time for Change.

Tiokasin Ghosthorse

Tiokasin Ghosthorse – B.L.A., M.A., is from the Cheyenne River Lakota (Sioux) Nation of South Dakota. He is the host of First Voices Indigenous Radio on WBAI NY – Pacifica Radio. Representing indigenous peoples seeking spiritually inclusive politics, Tiokasin has had a long history in Indigenous rights activism and advocacy. He has supported or participated in many of the major occupations including Wounded Knee, South Dakota, in 1973, as well as Lyle Point, Washington, Western Shoshone, Nevada, and Big Mountain, Arizona. Ever since his UN work, he has been actively educating people who live on Turtle Island (North America) and overseas about the importance of living with each other and with the earth.

Tiokasin Ghosthorse is also a master musician and one of the great exponents of the ancient red cedar Lakota flute. He has been a major figure in preserving and reviving the cedar wood flute tradition and has combined spoken-word and music in performances since childhood. Tiokasin performs worldwide and has been featured at the Cathedral of Saint John the Divine, Lincoln Center, Madison Square Garden and the Metropolitan Museum of Art and at the United Nations as well as at numerous universities and concert venues.


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