Jan 27, 2020
Josué Rivas is the founder of Natives Photograph and a visual storyteller and educator working at the intersection of art, journalism, and social justice. He's been a long-time collaborator of youth climate activist and hip hop artist Xiuhtezcatl Martinez (featured in EP41), and his work aims to challenge the mainstream narrative about Indigenous peoples, build awareness around issues affecting Native communities across Turtle Island and be a visual messenger for those in the shadows of our society.
In this podcast episode, Josué sheds light on what the lack of diversity in our media newsrooms has meant for our public discourse and understanding of underrepresented communities; how intentional photojournalism and storytelling can help us build empathy for one another as fellow humans, rather than perpetuate stereotypes or cause divide; and more.
Featured music of the month: Power to Change by Luna Bec
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