Three months after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that the about half the land in Oklahoma is within reservation boundaries, a decision that not only had far-reaching implications for criminal law but which seemed to reaffirm some promises and treaties made with Indian people, the EPA invoked a 2005 law that effectively strips dozens of tribes of their sovereignty over critical environmental issues.
Today on the show, host Leah Lemm hears what’s on the minds of Native youth in Minnesota. It was back in March, when Governor Tim Walz announced that schools would close. Since then, school officials, teachers, and parents have grappled with so many considerations like IEP plans, mental health support and nutrition services, and basic instructional materials. We have talked quite a bit on those topics on this program. Today we turn to young people to find out what is most important to them during this time.
Minnesota health officials say there is a potential risk that transmission occurred at the Duluth Trump rally in late September and other events associated with Trump’s visit.
A statewide conversation with Dan Huff, Assist. Comm. of Health. It is a time for all of us to learn about the State of Minnesota’s response to this COVID-19 pandemic. If you didn’t get a chance to send or call in your question this week email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 612-562-9895.
This week on the Minnesota Native News Health Report, indigenous ways of dealing with a virus that keeps spreading. Public health officials are concerned about the growing number of cases since Labor Day and the start of school.
During the COVID-19 crisis, cancer diagnoses of six of the most common types of cancer have decreased 46 percent. Those are breast, colo-rectal, lung, pancreatic, gastric and esophageal cancers.
According to the Minnesota Department of Health, the aim of the CDC-supported survey, called CASPER, was to better understand how COVID-19 is spreading in the state and how it’s affecting people — potentially improving aspects of the state’s response to the virus.