In mid-January, John Huppenthal, education head in Tucson, Arizona, banned the Mexican American Studies program stating their were promoting race and class hate and discussing overthrowing America, in spite of a study he had done that said otherwise. On Thursday, Febraury 23,
Tillicum Wawa: Voices of the People, had special guest Bill Bigelow, contributing author and co-editor with Bob Peterson of "Rethinking Columbus," one of the big 7 books banned in Tuscon public schools. We discussed his teaching career, Rethinking Columbus, his editorial role in Rethinking Schools, race and class in schools, and the book ban which includes all books used in the Mexican American Studies program, many of them by Native Americans.
Tillicum Wawa is Eugene Johnson, Shusli Baseler-Johnson, and Redwillow, with perma guest Louis Sowa.
- Length: 58:51 minutes (40.41 MB)
- Format: MP3 Stereo 44kHz 96Kbps (CBR)