Jessica Eden

Producer, Program and Operations Coordinator

jessica.eden@humboldt.edu

Jessica Eden is a producer and photographer who loves public radio and the talented volunteers that make KHSU such a great community station. In addition to her work with KHSU, she has produced content for public media in Alaska, the Pacific Islands, and Australian public broadcasting. Jessica has worked as a field biologist in rural regions of Alaska, the Caribbean and Pacific Islands. Her time on the airwaves on St. Paul Island in the Pribilofs, as the "seabird lady" and "fish guts lady", was the most memorable and enjoyable radio ever.  Jessica received her M.A. in Environment and Community studies, with a focus on Environmental Radio - exploring the confluence of people and place.

On this episode of Charlando, Marisol Ruiz, Associate Professor School of Education at HSU, joins the discussion to highlight research on bilingual education, effective teaching strategies and honoring language and culture.


HSU

Rafael Cuevas Uribe joins Yojana Miraya to delve into the world of aquaponics. Rafael, assistant professor in HSU's fisheries department, talks about his passion for fish and the potential of aquaculture.

Humboldt Cannabis Magazine

Danielle Orr talks with visiting scholar Brenda Perez about her doctoral research on the politics of the cannabis industry.

Brenda's research addresses sociopolitical intersections of the cannabis scene in Michoacan, Mexico and Humboldt County, California.


Jessica Eden

Special reunion: Gobi Blank joins Pandemonium Jones for Mixed Messages. 

Join the musical journey... 

On this episode of Charlando, Assistant Professor César Abarca joins Xochitl, Brenda and Yojana for a discussion about culture, politics and social justice. Cesar is a community organizer, scholar-activist, and urban farmer. 

On this episode of Naturaleza y Comunidad, Yojana Miraya talks with Ryan Stanfield, a doctorate student from the Department of Biological Sciences at the University of Alberta, Canada.  His research focuses on how trees transport waters and sugars throughout their system. The research is entitled, “The Phloem Sieve Tube as a Dynamic Carrier of Waters and Sugar of Plants.” 

Yojana and Ryan delve into the sociological importance the hard sciences and interdisciplenary approaches to learning.


PBS.org

Danielle Orr shares her engaging discussion with Abby Abinanti, Chief Judge of the Yurok Tribe, about restorative justice and the Tribal Court system.

By addressing the root causes of crime, they are modeling restorative systems that are working. Mainstream courts across the country are beginning to take notice.


California WaterBlog

On this week's Food For Thought, Jennifer Bell continues the discussion about traditional Tribal foods with Yurok basketweaver Lena Hurd.

From baynuts and seaweed to the abundance in the rivers, Lena shares the harvest from Yurok Country.


Charlando Con La Raza takes on issues of the day - from politics to community challenges to hopes of peace. Join this dynamic discussion with Xochitl Cabrera, Brenda Perez and Yojana Miraya.


Jose Luis Juarez Perez

On this segement of  Naturaleza y Comunidad, Yojana Miraya talks with Natasha O'Laughlin about her community health research in Oaxaca, Mexico.  


Yurok Tribe

Food For Thought continues to highlight traditional Native foods. 

Yurok basketweaver Lena Hurd joins Jennifer Bell to talk about harvesting and preparing acorns for acorn mush. 


Wiyot Tribe

Tending the Wild...

Adam Canter, botanist with the Table Bluff Natural Resouces Department joins Jennifer Bell for another discussion about the cultivation of traditional Wiyot foods and on-going restoration efforts. 


Wiyot Tribe

On this segment of Food For Thought, Jennifer Bell connects with Adam Canter, botanist with the Table Bluff Natural Resouces Department. They discuss historic cultivation of traditional foods and the Wiyot Tribe's current ecological restoration efforts. 


Scholars Yojana Miraya and Brenda Perez discuss their respective areas of research - and the reality of  academia's priviledging of white researchers.


Brenda, Xochitl and Yojana talk with Fany Guzman from Latinos For Cannabis about culture, building community strength, medicine and overcoming stigmas around cannabis use.


Food For Thought

In Wiyot country.  

LeeAnn Moore joins Jennifer Bell to talk about growing up eating traditional Wiyot foods.


This week's Charlando Con La Raza takes on issues at the border. Daniel Castrejon joins the Charlando hosts for an in-depth, honest discussion on immigration and the situation at the California-Mexico border.


NOAA

The next earthquake is likely to happen when you least expect it. Relatively infrequent events are hard to plan for.  Geologist Lori Dengler advises making preparedness a high priority. Make a habit of checking up on your supplies of water, food, batteries and medical supplies.


Meagen Baldy

On this episode of Food For Thought, Jennifer Bell heads inland to join Hupa Tribal members Robert and Meagen Baldy for a discussion about deer hunting traditions - and passing Tribal knowledge on to the next generation. 


As she reflects on this past academic year, Dr. Lisa Rossbacher shares some positive highlights from the Humboldt State University campus.


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