Ep. 29 She is Fierce – LIVE – with guests Marcie Rendon & Jaspar Lepak

Special guest, writer Marcie Rendon, highlights the brilliance and resiliency of native people through her mystery novels and a searing new play, “Say Their Names,” with excerpts read by Oogie_Push. Musical guest Jaspar Lepak sings and shares personally about living the choices she can make. Cathy Gasiorowicz tells a story about the dementia that broke her mom’s brain and created a love fest in its wake.  Silvia Pontaza takes an oath that gives her a voice. And Oogie & Sue Scott work the phones and doors to make a difference.

Episode Details
  • Island of Discarded Women Episode #29 was directed and produced by Sue Scott
  • Cast: Oogie_Push, Cathy Gasiorowicz, Silvia Pontaza & Sue Scott
  • Written by Oogie, Cathy, Silvia & Sue
  • Special Guest is Marcie Rendon
  • Excerpts from the play, “Say Their Names” written by Marcie Rendon and read by Oogie_Push
  • Musical Guest is Jaspar Lepak.
  • Original songs “I Know a Woman,”  & “I am Human” music & lyrics by Jaspar Lepak
  • Original song, “My Right to Choose” music and lyrics by Tom Prasada-Rao and Cary Cooper
  • Guest Contributor is Cathy Gasiorowicz
  • Live Audio Engineering by John Robinson and Dylan Payne
  • Mixed and Edited by Sue Scott
  • Mastered by Tony Axtell
  • Lighting by Lexi Carlson
  • Photos by Bonni Allen