Indigenous radio play crucial role in defending rights of Indigenous Peoples

This program highlights that Indigenous community radio stations play a crucial role in defending the right of indigenous peoples including freedom of expression.  Radio also provide the most effective way of disseminating information on issues affecting the communities in the language they speak and understand.

Interview is conducted with Angelica Rao, who is executive coordinator of Community Media Program Coordinator. She is from Toronto, Canada. She holds a B.A. in Sociology and Psychology from the University of Western Ontario, and an M.A. in Sociology from theUniversity of Toronto. In her role as Executive Coordinator, she serves as direct support to the executives of the organization, enabling better efficiency in the organization. In her role as Community Media Program Coordinator, she plays a key role in planning and implementing initiatives that support Indigenous community radio stations and Indigenous community radio networks in Central America and internationally. Prior to assuming her current role, Angelica worked in Central America as a project coordinator and then program associate for Cultural Survival's Community Media Program. 

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