Tune in to WOL 1450 AM, 95.9 FM and WOL Livestream on November 16 at 10:30 am EST for Everything Co-op, hosted by Vernon Oakes. Everything Co-op continues its observance of National American Indian Heritage Month with an interview of Josephine Foo, Executive Director of Indian Country Grassroots Support and attorney with the Diné Nihi Kéyah Project; and Raymond Deal a traditional counselor with Diné Bá Álchíní Yił Ádaaní Navajo Family Voices. Vernon and his guests will discuss the role attorneys and counselors play in representing Tribal communities and families in the Navajo Nation.
Josephine Foo is Executive Director of Indian Country Grassroots Support and an attorney with the Diné Nihi Kéyah Project, which maps land base and local governance information and laws that impact community life on the Navajo Nation. She has served Diné communities since 2000 including eight years in the Navajo Nation Supreme Court, Office of the Chief Justice. She is a member of the Cooperative Professionals Guild webinar planning circle.
Raymond Deal is a traditional counselor with Diné Bá Álchíní Yił Ádaaní Navajo Family Voices, a program of Indian Country Grassroots Support. He previously served 20 years in the Navajo Nation Peacemaking Program. Raymond is a U.S. Marine Corp. veteran (1968-72) who served in Vietnam, which he has revisited twice since the end of the war. He is deeply engaged in community revitalization and collective healing. Hozhoogo’ naasha Dooleel. We all walk in beauty.