Sogorea Te Land Trust, Interview #2

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Title

Sogorea Te Land Trust, Interview #2

Description

Nazshonnii of the Sogorea Te Land Trust discusses how their organization is adapting their outreach efforts amidst COVID. Technology allows them to maintain connection to their community while still limiting physical gatherings to adhere to COVID safety protocols.

Date Created

August 15, 2020

Interviewer

Abel Gomez
Ariel Mejia
Kayla Wheeler (advisor)

Interviewee

Nazshonnii of the Sogorea Te Land Trust

Community

Sogorea Te Land Trust

State

California

Place

Oakland

Genre

Oral history

Subject

Native American
Indigenous
Ohlone
San Francisco Bay Area Urban Indian
Land
Rematriation
Zoom
COVID
Virtual community
Youth outreach
Government response

Language

English

Table Of Contents

1:19 : Discussion on biggest struggles due to social distancing
4:44 : Discussion of zoom meetings
6:03 : Discussion on speaker series
11:00 : Discussion on ""women warriors""
12:42 : Discussion on what other things have been done to remain connected
16:27 : Discussion on possible volunteers in the future
18:20 : Discussion on observing cultural/religious ceremonies during coronavirus
22:28: Discussion on ""picking up medicinal plants""
23:19: quote ""important to engage with youth""
23:51 : quote "" important for the youth to know who they are"" : make sure there isn't a gap in knowledge""
28:05 : Discussion on other things Sogorea Te has done?
28:29 : What will you continue to do after coronavirus?
30:58 : Discussion on what fire cider is
36:25 : Rating Local governments response to coronavirus
40:23 : ""Local government should've addressed the issue (coronavirus) earlier ""
44:19 : Discussion on other ways the organization held celebrations/memorials for those lost
48:01 : ""Space to honor others is really important ""
50:54 : What resources does the organization need due to coronavirus?
56:46 : Anything else you want people to know about Sogorea Te?
1 Hour : What would you like people to know about the urban native communities?
1:02:00 : quote " A lot of needs were the same before coronavirus"