DiscoverFirst Voices Radio12/23/20 - Ukumbwa Sauti, Cody Coyote
12/23/20 - Ukumbwa Sauti, Cody Coyote

12/23/20 - Ukumbwa Sauti, Cody Coyote

Update: 2020-12-23


In the first segment, Host Tiokasin Ghosthorse welcomes back a friend, Ukumbwa Sauti is an initiated Elder in the Dagara tradition from Burkina Faso in West Africa. He is a diviner, numerologist, and spiritual counselor. Ukumbwa is a Producer and Partner at Moja Mediaworks, developing the World Ancestor Concert, and facilitating Social Justice workshop experiences along with forwarding progressive messaging through online merchandising. Ukumbwa presents discussions and workshops through the Men’s Work initiative, engaging patriarchy and men’s violence against women and the LGBTQ community. He has taught Cultural Media Studies and Video Production for 17 years in higher education; and has been active in the Pan-African movement, Black Lives Matter and other anti-racism work and the Occupy/Decolonize to Liberate movements. Ukumbwa has presented at spiritual conferences and political events in the New England region, California and Barbados; and has been active in creating ritual work in Boston, New York and Toronto. He can be reached for bookings and consultation on Facebook, Twitter and email at Find his current work at, on Facebook and other Global Media Network platforms.

In the second segment, Tiokasin welcomes back Cody Coyote. Cody is a multi-award nominated and award-winning hip-hop and electronic artist. He is Ojibwe and Irish descent with ancestry from Matachewan First Nation in Ontario. In January, Cody’s award-winning song, “Manidoo Dewe’igan” hit #1 on the Indigenous Music Countdown in Canada, and has since lead to the creation of this project in partnership with FACTOR — The Foundation Assisting Canadian Talent On Recordings, The Government of Canada, Ajax Creative and ZYK Marketing. With his fusion of strong, profound lyricism accompanied by corresponding influential sounds, Cody grasps his listeners’ attention and delivers a mesmerizing performance. Cody’s new single is “Two Worlds.” Outside of music, Cody is also a motivational speaker, workshop facilitator, and is the Host of “The Beat” on 95.7 ELMNT FM in Ottawa, Ontario. Cody can be found on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. His website is

Production Credits:
Tiokasin Ghosthorse (Lakota), Host and Executive Producer
Liz Hill (Red Lake Ojibwe), Producer
Tiokasin Ghosthorse, Studio Engineer and Audio Editor, WIOX 91.3 FM, Roxbury, NY

Music Selections:

1. Song Title: Tahi Roots Mix (First Voices Radio Theme Song)
Artist: Moana and the Moa Hunters
CD: Tahi (1993)
Label: Southside Records (Australia and New Zealand)
(00:00:44 )

2. Song Title: Wanted Man
Artist: The Last Internationale
CD: We Will Reign (2014)
Label: Epic Records
(00:09:40 )

3. Song Title: Shouting from the Sidelines
Artist: John Trudell
DNA (Descendant Now Ancestor) (2000)
Label: Effective Records
(00:14:38 )

4. Title: Two Worlds
Artist: Cody Coyote
CD: N/A, released as a single only,
Label: N/A
(00:34:20 ; 00:53:53 )









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12/23/20 - Ukumbwa Sauti, Cody Coyote

12/23/20 - Ukumbwa Sauti, Cody Coyote