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David Barsamian
US, Iraq & Iran | Post Election Activism | Another World is Possible | Middle East Crisis
Mike Tilley's Taos Currents
Public Meetings and Forums | Amigos Bravos - Radio Rio™ | The Shift of Land
Picuris/Miranda Canyon Subdivision on the La Serna Grant includes Map
Earth Beat - Rivers & Birds™ | de la Tierra™ - Taos Land Trust
Sustain Taos: Bioneers' Shows | Lyla Johnston's Native Momentum™
Story Telling - Robert Wolf | ¡Que Vivan las Acequias!™ - Miguel Santistevan
Teen Media Camp Radio | Teen Media Camp Video | Interview: Agnes Martin
Writers on Radio™ SOMOS | Geoff Bryce's on Acequias | Lisa Fox's Farming Thru the Seasons
Cuentos de mi Valle by Theresa Silva | Jasmine Bennett interviews Presidential Candidates
Bob Romero's Historia de Taos™ | Judge Paternoster's Rules of the Justice Game™
Old Spanish Trail & Taos History | Flowers Espinosa - Red Air™ | Maye Torres Untitled™
All audio segments and photos are copyright 2003-2010 by Cultural Energy and/or the creators and may not be reproduced in any form.
Complete Archive of Past Weeks Stories 2007 2006 2005 2004

David Barsamian
Host of Alternative Radio

Memory, Obama, Afghanistan, Pakistan & Iran. Speaking in Taos Sep 22, 2009 for Cultural Energy at the TCA. Unedited
Intro - Robin Collier
Memory, History & Southwest Asia 1:01:25
Questions & Answers 31:26

The War Expands: Obama, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Iran
In Taos: June 18, 2009
1hr 18:36
Questions and Answers 33:49
Hosted by Peace Action NM

David Barsamian on Iran
In Santa Fe Mar 8 07 at CCA
Speech & full questions 52 minutes
The Crisis in the Middle East Sep 06 58 Minutes
On the War in Lebanon Aug 06 28 Minutes
Another World is Possible Oct 05 58 Minutes
Post-Election Activism
Dec 04 58 Minutes

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¡Que Vivan las Acequias!™ - Miguel Santistevan
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Farming thru the Seasons™

Farmer's Market Profiles
Recorded by Lisa Fox
Produced by Lisa Fox
& Mike Tilley

New Mexico Farmer's Markets - info on markets throughout the state

The Taos Farmer's Market is held each Saturday 8 am to 1 p.m. next to the Taos Library

The Taos Sunday Farmers Market is held each Sunday from 10-2 next to the Taos Library.

The Red Willow Center Farmer's Market is held Wednesday at the Red Willow Center at Taos Pueblo

The Dixon Farmer's Market is held each Wednesday 4:30 - 7 p.m. next to the Dixon Library and Community Center

Fresh Connections
Expo held Feb. in Santa Fe: wholesalers, restuarants, chefs, farmers, ranchers, retailers meeting together to strengthen opportunities to buy & sell. Mar 10

K & W Farms
John & Trudi Kretsinger.
Jan 09 (repeat from Jan 05)

Opal Gwinn
Dec 08 (repeat from Jan 06)

Closing the Food Gap
Author Mark Witting Dec 08

One Taste
Vegetarian Cooking Around the World by Sharon Louise Creighton. Nov 08

Putting the Garden to Bed
Oct 08 (repeat from Oct 05)

Stone Barn Center for Food & Agriculture Part 2 Sep 08

Stone Barn Center for Food & Agriculture New York Part 1 Aug 08

Taos Currents
Artisan Farming; Lessons, Lore and Recipes. Richard Harris with Lisa Fox. Host Mike Tilley

Farmers Markets in the Region Jul 08

Emigido Balon & Seeds
Jun 08 (repeat from 06)

06 Seed Conference & Walk May 08 (repeat from 06)

Red Willow Center Apr 08

Lorreta Barrett Oden
Author of "Seasoned with Spirit" and about her "Oh So Goods" Food Line for TCEDC. Mar 08

Interview with Kate Manchester
Editor of Edible Santa Fe Feb 08

Tomatoes: Steve & Kim Martin
Jan 08

The Horse Whisperer
Judy Barnes and Wild Horses Dec 07

Roundup of Local Flavors
Quivera Coalition Oct 07

Deborah Madison Sep 07

Rio Costilla Studio Tour
Aug 07

Farming Thru the Seasons
Groudbreaking for the
Santa Fe Farmers Market Jul 07

Smithsonian Exhibits in Questa
Jun 07

Farming Thru the Seasons
May 07

Farmer's Markets Spring 2007
Apr 07

Seed Sovereignty Conference Tesuque Pueblo Mar 07

Emigdio Ballon
Tesuque Pueblo Feb 07

Estevan Arellano Jan 07

Gilbert Sanchez
San Ildefonso Pueblo Dec 06

Mobile Matanza TCEDC Nov 06

Interview with Miguel Santistevan 58 min Sep Oct 06

The Farmers Markets Aug 06

Books on Farming Jul 06

New York Farmer's Markets May 06

New Mexico Farmer's Markets Apr 06

Seeds - Lynda Prim Mar 06
Taos Area Planting Guides

Ritchie-Slater Winery Feb 06

Opal Gwinn Jan 06

Farming in Season Dec 05
Santa Cruz School

Carl Berghoffer - Rinconada
Nov 05

Farming in Fall Oct 05

Farming in Summer Sep 05

Farmer's Market Minutes
Garlic Farmer Stanley Crawford Aug 05

Farming in Summer - Lavender 1 Aug 05

Farmer's Market Minutes
NM Sec. of AG Milley Gonzales

Farmer's Market Minutes
Taos Farmers Market Part 2

Farmer's Market Minutes
Taos Farmers Market Part 1

Breath of Nan 13 Native Grandmothers
56 minutes

Farming in Summer
New York Farmer's Market 28 min.

Farming in Spring - Tooley's Trees
28 minutes

Farming in Winter - Seeds 56 minutes
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Taos Area Planting Guides
by Lynda Prim

Farming in Winter 28 minutes
K & W Farms
John & Trudi Kretsinger

Farming in Winter 28 minutes
Food and Farmer's Market
Writer Deborah Madison

Horno Baker Geronimo Romero

Food on the Dixon Studio Tour

Farmer's Market Commentary

Tooley's Trees

Lucy McCall - Herbalist

Dixon Farmer's Market

El Sagrado Farms

Taos Tomato

Mujeres en Progresso

Velarde Farm

Romero Farms

More Foto Farms, Dr. Robert Reines

Foto Farms Dr. Robert Reines

More Taos Farmer's Market

Taos Farmer's Market

Heather's Herb Nursery

Martinez Orchard

Cerro Vista Farms

Taos Community Garden TCEDC

Patty Nielson and the history of the Taos Farmer's Market

Shepherd's Lamb
Organic Rancher Antonio Manzanares

Geoff Bryce's
Acequia Reports

Taos Valley Acequia Association Director Geoff Bryce reports about our acequias. Geoff died in a tragic auto accident. He will be missed by all and especially for what he has done to support the acequia community.

New Acequia laws - Approval by acequia required before sale of water rights & water banks

More on new laws - Water Banking

Summer Acequia Workshops

The NM State Water Plan

de la Tierra™
The Taos Valley Land Trust

Quarterly programs
Ernie Atencio Executive Director

Sustaining Land & Culture
A talk by Ernie Atencio. Nov 09

State Tax Credits
The new New Mexico State tax credits for conservation easements & how you can sell them. Jul 09

Estevan Arellano
Mar 09

Celebrating the Land Trust's 20th Anniversary
Dec 08

Rocky Mountain Youth Corp
Keeping youth connected to the land and Saving our Children from "Nature Deficit Disorder" Sep 08

Acequias & Land Conservation
Jun 08

The Mobile Matanza
At Taos County Economic Development Corp. Mar 08

Bio Blitz Dec 07

de la Tierra Sep 07
New Resellable Tax Credits in 08 in New Mexico

de la Tierra Jun 07
Taos Land Trust Youth Interns

Planning Issues Mar 07

de la Tierra, a la Cocheca From Earth to Harvest program with TCEDC. Dec 06

de la Tierra
Premiere Show about what the Land Trust offers. Updated with new tax info. Sep 06

Earth Beat
Rivers & Birds™

Quarterly programs and other coverage of Rivers & Birds
Roberta Salazar Executive Director

Plastics in the Town of Taos
Jan 08

Rivers & Birds Holiday Show
Dec 07

Plastic: Threats & Solutions
Oct 07

American Pine Martins
Jul 07

Kids, Teachers & Parents
Apr 07

Taos Currents EcoFilm Fest
Mar 07

Earth Beat Jan 07
Reintroduction of Long Horned Sheep to the Rio Grande Gorge

About the Organization
Oct 07

The Shift of Land
Sarah Parker's 13 part series on changes in agriculture, land and culture in New Mexico. For more info visit: The Shift of Land

Shift of Land #1
Introduction & overview of the 13 part series

Shift of Land #2
Native American Agriculture

Shift of Land #3
Indio Hispano Agriculture

Shift of Land #4
Americanization of New Mexican Agriculture in the South

Shift of Land #5
Americanization of New Mexican Agriculture in the North

Shift of Land #6
The current state of agriculture in New Mexico

Shift of Land #7
The current state of agriculture nationally

Shift of Land #8
The current state of agriculture globally

Shift of Land #9
Water and agriculture

Shift of Land #10
Agricultural Land

Shift of Land #11
Seed Sovereignty

Shift of Land #12
Local agriculture

Shift of Land #13
Ritual in agriculture

Sustain Taos
Taos Bioneers Conference & other Sustain Taos Events

Women Farmers 70 minutes
Circle of Life/Circle of Nurture: Women Farmers Talking Circle with Helen Martin

Growing Quinoa

Seed Soveriegnty & Industrial Hemp 1 hour version

Industrial Hemp 28 min version

Villages Fight Back 56 min

Chellis Glendinning
Off the Ma
35 min

Organic Grower Forum

Bioneers - Biofuels
Richard Mason 28 minutes
Renewable Energy Partners

Bridging the Great Divide: Moving Beyond Class & Cultural Differences... Dr. Chellis Glendinning, Dr. Glenabah Martinez, Ernie Atencio, Arthuro Sandoval 56 minutes

Sustain Our Cultures - 56 min.
Miguel Santistevan, Flowers Espinosa , Estevan Arellano, Albert Raymond Cata, Kathy Wan Povi Sanchez, & Charles Kading - Sustain Taos Forum

Kennth Ausubel Speech
Founder of the Bioneers

Jasmine Bennett interviews
the Presidential Candidates
18 year old Taos High School student challenges all them to answer her questions. Kerry & Bush couldn't be bothered to give Jasmine an interview. And now some of the NM politicians we asked to help her get an interview are wondering:
What happened to the Youth vote? Well, it might just have helped to talk to Jasmine instead of spending millions on TV ads!

Constitutional Party
Michael Peroutka


John Kerry in Albuquerque

Independent Ralph Nader

Green Party David Cobb

Libertarian Michael Badnarik

Rules of the
Justice Game™

by John Paternoster
Produced by Mike Tilley

Taos Attorney John Paternoster, a former District Attorney for Taos, looks at different aspect of your rights. The earlier pieces do not include the introduction music as was broadcast.

Rules of Evidence Mar 06

Crime Scene Investigation 27 dec 05

4th Amendment - Part 3
13 Dec 05

4th Amendment - Origin & History
15 Nov 05

4th Amendment - Gamma Ray Search
1 Nov 05

DWI Evidence 11 Oct 05

DWI Penalties 13 Sep 05

DWI License 30 Aug 05

DWI Arrest 15 Aug 05

New NM DWI Law Pt 2 27 Jun 05

New NM DWI Law Pt 1 13 Jun 05

Drug Sniffing Dogs
22 Mar 05

Police Conduct in a Traffic Stop
Part 3 - Mar 9 05

Police Conduct in a Traffic Stop Part 2 - Feb 22 05

Police Conduct in a Traffic Stop - Feb 08 05

DWI Part 3 - Jan 04 05

DWI part 2 - Dec 21 04

DWI - Dec 6 04

Grand Jury Indictments - Oct 26 04

Grand Juries - Oct 14 04

The Court Docket - Sep 28 04  

How Police Charge People - Sep 14 04

Your Rights in the Business World - Aug 31 04

Overview of the Justice System Aug 04

Navigation Guide to the Justice System
Jul 04

The Importance of Facts Jul 04

Supreme Court ruling on requiring suspects to identify them self to police and how this applies to New Mexico law - Jul 04

Passenger rights when a driver is stopped - Jun 04

New roadblock ruling from Supreme Court - Jun 04

Rights at arrest & booking - May 04

Rules of Arrest - Apr 04

Your rights in invited searches - Apr 04

Your rights in a traffic stop - Mar 04

More on your rights in a roadblock - March 04

Your rights in a roadblock - Jan 04

Presence of the media at an arrest - Dec 03

How TV dramas of the justice system compare with reality - Oct 03

Your right to a speedy trial and how discovery works - Sep 03

Your rights when questioned by police and when you have to reveal your identity - Sep 03

Your rights in regard to search warrants - Aug 03

When a search is allowed when something is seen in "plain view" - Jul 03

Your rights in searches and the different kinds of searches - Jul 03

New changes in the Miranda rights - Jun 03

Your right to be protected from searches - May 03

Your rights in a police stop - May 03

Part 2 of your Miranda rights - Apr 03

Your Miranda rights - the right to remain silent and have a lawyer - Apr 03

Native Momentum™ Lyla Johnston
Voices of Native Youth

HOPE Bali Gratitude
Joleen Montoya, Daniela DiPiero, Christilene Concha, Lyla Johnston and Pat McCabe talk about their experiences in Bali. Produced by Robin Collier. Nov 07

Elizabeth Kucinich
Coral Bernal shows Dennis Kucinich's wife, Elizabeth, Taos Pueblo, interviews her and recites a poem. Produced by Robin Collier Oct O7

John Trudell An interview by Lyla Johnston broadcast nationally on the Pacifica Network show "Sprouts" Intro by Coral Bernal. Produced by Robin Collier. Sep 07

Desert Rock EIS
Selections from the Desert Rock EIS in Albuquerque. Aug 07

Indigenous Profiles Juan Concha - Best Spoken Word Poet in Taos, DJ Christilene Concha, & the case of Leonard Peltier. Jun 07

Taos HOPE Taos Home of Peaceful Expression, Taos Seniors, & music from Cody Miribal & AJ Shorty. May 07

Bali Conference Lyla Johnson & Pat McCabe. Apr 07

SOMOS Winter Writer's Series
Mar 07 Pat McCabe, Coral Bernal, CJ Bernal, Lyla Johnston Mar 07

Desert Rock Rally, Poems & Music Feb 07

Desert Rock Coal Plant
Jan 07
Taos contact: Pat McCabe 758-1215 Info:
Desert Rock Blog
Map to Doodá Desert Rock

Diné Elders Resistance to Shiprock Coal Plant
Robin Collier & Lyla Johnston Dec 25 06

Uranium Mining on the Rez Dec 06

Poetry & Music by Carpio Bernal Nov 06

Interviews with Andean & Rainforest Native Peoples
Oct 06

Red Air™
Flowers Espinosa
Music & Interviews with Taos Pueblo individuals and other native people

Flowers is back producing some shows after taking a break while raising her son Hawk.

Red Air Special
Adolesent Voices at Casa de Corazon Oct 07

Indian Market & Music Sep 07

"Wisdom Walkers" Corina Roberts
& Ski Valley Logo Report Mar 06

Sandia & LANL's Impact on Indigenous Peoples - Six Native Women Speak Donna House, Mildred Chino, Chief Verna Teller, Ramona Montoya, Rose Marie Tsigowanu-Tunn, & Kathy Powohge Oweenge Sanchez Jan 06

Taos Ski Valley Logo Dec 05
Link to Taos Ski Valley Page & Logo

Richard Deertrack & Lyla Johnston
Nov 05

Chief Oren Lyons Oct 05
Link to Taos Ski Valley Page & Logo

Willy Whitefeather Story teller
July 05

Southwestern Pow-wows May 05

Taos War Chief Frank Marcus Apr 05

Jerry Mander, Richard Archuleta, Kathy & Corin Sanchez Vicky Downy Mar 05

Environmental Impacts on Indigenous Peoples Feb 05

Derek Miller BandJan 05

Joe Martinez Taos Pueblo Historian Dec 04

Arlin John Nov 04

Hip Hop artist and actor Litefoot, comedians James & Ernie, musician Gary Farmer, Tomasita Martinez & Roberta Salazar 58 minutes Sep 04

War Chief Frank Marcus Sr., DJ Chrystilline Concha & Mellissa Sanchez Aug 04

Maye Torres Artist Interviews
28 minutes

Writers on Radio
Society of the
Muse of the Southwest

Hosted by Tania Casselle & others
Produced by Mike Tilley
28 minute shows

We have a special web page with bios and photos Writers on Radio

Historia de Taos™
by Bob Romero
Produced by Mike Tilley

Bob Romero, President of the Taos Historical Society explores different aspects of Taos history.

20th Century Taos: from Mabel Dodge Lujan to the Communes of the 60's - Dec 04

The Territorial Period - Nov 04

Government in Taos - Oct 04

Martinez Hacienda - Sep 04

Trails to Taos - Aug 04

La Serna Land Grant - Jul 04

Taos Land Grants - Jun 04

Geology of Taos - May 04

Chimayo Revolt - Apr 04

The Taos Revolt - Feb 04

Chronology of Taos History - Jan 04

Taos Christmas Traditions - Dec 03

Diversity in Taos - Nov 03

Connections between New Mexico and Colorado - Sep 03

Taos Pueblo - Aug 03

Taos Landmarks - Jul 03

Padre Martinez - Jun 03

Pope and the Pueblo Revolt - Apr 03

The 4 Periods of Taos History - Mar 03

Introduction to Taos History - Jan 03

Theresa Silva's
Cuentos de mi Valle™

Theresa is working on a CD & book of her cuentos. We are now starting to post them on line. Come back soon to hear more stories.
Listen to "Rosalia"

Cuento de Mi Valle Jan 08

Cuento de mi Valle Oct 07

Cuentos de mi Valle Aug 07

Cuentos de mi Valle Apr 05

Cuentos de Mi Valle Mar 05

Cuentos de mi Valle Nov 06

Cuentos de mi Valle Oct 06

Where my stories come from

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Taos Teen Media Camp June 6-11, 2005 Audio Segments

Musical Tastes in Taos
Ian Bearden

A Glitch in the System
Partying in Taos - Alie Valerio

Alternative Energy
Forest Bello

The Protection of the Valle Vidal - Why, Government, Why?
Aaron Allred

Faith in the Eyes of Taoseños
Holt Seiler

The System
Venessa Perez

The Pursuit of Acceptance by my Passion
Andy Blue Arm

Happy Pills
Ned Randolph

Taos Teen Media Camp June 6-11, 2005 Movies (Requires Quicktime for Windows or Mac)

Extreme Arts
David Valerio

The Rush
Kathernine Buchanan & Derek Steven

Karen Mirabal & Eric Mondragon

Aleta Storch & Ayssa Cashman

Smoke and Die
Kitty Hacket

Today's Movemnent, Tomorrow's Head Trip
Travis Thompson & Noah Bridges


Complete Archive of Past Weeks Stories 2007 2006 2005 2004

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