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Everardo Reyes

Everardo “Ever” Reyes (Rarámuri descent and Chicanx) is a PhD candidate in Ethnomusicology at the University of California, Berkeley. His research focuses on the intersections between music, social movements, and Indigenous self-determination. His dissertation focuses on the contemporary sonic and political influences of the 1969 Occupation of Alcatraz Island by the Indians of All Tribes on Indigenous social movements. Ever also works on Rarámuri and Nahuatl language revitalization through music technology and songwriting with the Indigenous Poetics Lab at the Arts Research Center and the Indigenous Language Revitalization Designed Emphasis at UC Berkeley.  Ever is also a co-creator of the Indigenous Sound Studies working group, which is supported by the Center of Race and Gender at UC Berkeley.



Reyes, Everardo. (2021). “Niahciz, I Will Arrive: A Song for the Future from the Past.” Berkeley Review of Latin American Studies. University of California Berkeley.

Reyes, Everardo. (2021) “Indigenous Sovereignty and Self-Determination Through Hip-Hop.” California Indian Law Association, Fall Legal Journal.