Johnny Moses on SPLAB Presents

Johnny Moses

This week on SPLAB Presents, Paul Nelson has a bit of Johnny Moses from his new CD, produced at Jack Straw Productions. Johnny Moses is a Tulalip Native American raised in the remote Nuu-chah-nulth village of Ohiat on the west coast of Vancouver Island, British Columbia. Johnny, whose traditional name is Whis.stem.men.knee, was raised in the traditional native ways by his grandparents, and is a master storyteller, oral historian, traditional healer and respected spiritual leader. He has two new recordings, one of which is Snohomish Songs of Puget Sound. Johnny discusses the Tulalip Coast Salish Powwow Club and sings the welcome song. http://www.globalvoicesradio.org/SPLAB_20111010_Johnny_Moses.mp3

About Splabman

SPLAB founder Paul Nelson wrote Organic Poetry (VDM Verlag, German, 2008) as well as a serial poem re-enacting the history of Auburn, Washington, A Time Before Slaughter (Apprentice House, 2010). In 26 years of radio he interviewed Allen Ginsberg, Michael McClure, Anne Waldman, Sam Hamill, Robin Blaser, Nate Mackey, Eileen Myles, Wanda Coleman, George Bowering, Joanne Kyger, Jerome Rothenberg & others. Founder of the Cascadia Poetry Festival, recent publications on and off-line include: Hambone, Pageboy, Menacing Hedge, Fieralingue, Rain Taxi, Solitary Plover, the Soul of the Earth anthology, Along the Rim: The Best of the Pacific Rim Review (Vol 2), Inactual, Raft magazine and Golden Handcuffs Review. He lives in Seattle, won the 2014 Robin Blaser Award from the Capilano Review and writes at least one American Sentence every day.
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