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March 20, 2011 @ 6:32 pm

Beyond the Fence Episode #57 From One Politically Colonized People to Another

Episode 57 "Celebrating Women's Stories of Resistance and Solidarity" (hosted by Vivian Dames) airs 3/4/11.

In celebration of International Women's Day (March 8) and Women's History Month, the first half of this episode features an interview recorded October 11, 2001 with Zohra Andi Baso, a feminist activist from South Sulawesi-Indonesia and Nobel Peace prize nominee. She was invited to Guam by the University of Guam Women & Gender Studies Program to present a special lecture on her experience forging women's grassroots activism to address the problem of violence against women and the challenges of poverty, religious conflict and militarism.

In the second half, we re-broadcast excerpts from three previous episodes, edited and compiled by Joy White: Episode 17 "The Role of Pacific Island Women in the Struggle for Genuine Security" with Dr. Nicole George, lecturer and post-doctoral fellow in the School of Political Sciences and International Studies, University of Queensland, Australia; Episode 18 "From One Politically Colonized People to Another" with Ms. Keisha Kicho'cho and Ms. Anghet-Cuz, daughters of Guahan and founders of the Hawaii-based group, "Fight for Guahan"; and Episode 40 "Reversing Power through Native Resistance Stories: A Chamorro Mother and Daughter Speak Out" with Dr. Evelyn Flores, Chair of the Division of Englihs at the University of Guam and Cara Flores-Mays, a small business owner specializing in web and media production and a core member of WeAreGuahan.

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