Join co-hosts Erica & Mariko for our second episode welcoming our first ever guest speaker, Brandon Ufugusuku Ing! Brandon is a musician, educator, and Uchinaaguchi language revitalizationist. He’s also the creative mind behind Let’s Sing Uchinaaguchi and Let’s Speak Uchinaaguchi. We’ll talk story, hear a little bit about his inspirations and his relationship to uchinaaguchi and Okinawa, ... and of course, we’ll end with our Okinawa fun fact of the day.
Listen to us on:
🌟 Apple Podcasts 🌟 Google Podcasts 🌟 Spotify 🌟 YouTube (audio only)
or... click the link below to listen!
Brandon Ing YouTube Channel Let’s Sing Uchinaaguchi
Uchinaa1000 by the World Uchina Business Network
Igor Shin Moromizato - Animator for the Let’s Sing Uchinaaguchi videos
Katsumi Gushiken - Character design for Let’s Sing Uchinaaguchi videos
Rikka, Uchinaa-nkai! Okinawan Language Textbook for Beginners - PDF Download
Uchinaguchi Study Group - YouTube Channel
Uchinaa Shibai (うちなー芝居) - “Okinawan Play / Drama”
Umanchu Suruti Series: Monthly Uchinaaguchi lessons taught by Brandon through Ukwanshin Kabudan’s. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org for information Shimakutuba (Words to Our Soul) by Brandon Ing
NPR Codeswitch - “Saving a Language You’re Learning to Speak” Proverb: “Kiramaa miiyushiga, machigi ya miiran” “You can see the Kerama Islands but you can’t see your own eyelashes.”
Worldwide Uchinanchu Festival 2022 - Sekai UchinanchuTaikai 2022
GUEST SPEAKER & MUSIC CREDITS
Ippee nifee debiru (thank you very much!) to Brandon Ing for providing this episode's music!
Listen to Brandon’s music on Bandcamp
Oki Phrase of the Day / Oki Fun Fact of the Day:
RYUJIN MABUYER - Okinawan Super Hero!
Ryujin Mabuyer Official Webpage (Japanese)
Huge thank you to Joseph Kamiya for audio editing and mastering.
Donations to Ichariba Choodee are very much appreciated!
Support for the podcast can be made through Kofi!