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Minnesota Native News: The Fight Against Sex Traffic

Minnesota Native News: The Fight Against Sex Traffic

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Minnesota Native News continues its reporting on legislative , tribal and agency efforts to help women victimized by the sex trade.

Minnesota Native News: What Will You Do for the Water?

Minnesota Native News: What Will You Do for the Water?

This week on Minnesota Native News we get the latest on legal maneuvers to stop the Line 3 oil pipeline replacement and Sharon Day remembers the beloved Grandma Josephine Mandamin [men DAH mIn] who led the first water walk on Turtle Island.

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Minnesota Native News: Honoring Missing and Murdered Indigenous People

Minnesota Native News: Honoring Missing and Murdered Indigenous People

February fourteenth is a day dedicated to remembering Missing Murdered Indigenous Women, Girls, and People. Marches and gatherings happen all around the state, the US, and Canada.

Data reveal the murder rate of American Indian/Alaskan Native women is almost 3 times that of non-Hispanic White women.

And Minnesota is one of the top ten states in the U.S. with the highest case number of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls.

Reporter Leah Lemm attended the solidarity walk in Bemidji.

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MN Native News: Native Film Series Returns To Walker Art Center

MN Native News: Native Film Series Returns To Walker Art Center

A native film festival has returned to the Walker Art Center for its second year of showcasing film that looks to the past, present and future to tell the stories and truths of native peoples.

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MNN: Why Stories Work

MNN: Why Stories Work

Jill Fish is one of the only Native doctoral students in the psychology department at the University of Minnesota. But she doesn’t feel alone, because her work connects her to the Native community. Laurie Stern has more.

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MN Native News: Task Force Legislation For Missing/Murdered Indigenous Women & Girls

MN Native News: Task Force Legislation For Missing/Murdered Indigenous Women & Girls

This week on Minnesota Native News, we talk to state legislator Mary Kunesh-Podein, who is Dakota, and hear about legislation she introduced to create a task force to address the issue of missing and murdered indigenous women and girls. Here’s Cole Premo.

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MN Native News Feature: Nibi Pop Up in Duluth

MN Native News Feature: Nibi Pop Up in Duluth

American Indian Community Housing Organization hopes to gather community to celebrate spiritual and physical role of nibi – water.

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MN Native News Feature: Neighbors Hear Dakota History of Lake Hiawatha

MN Native News Feature: Neighbors Hear Dakota History of Lake Hiawatha

A cross-cultural group of neighbors talk about the Dakota history of Lake Hiawatha in Minneapolis. How will the conversation impact the redesign of the park?

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MN Native News Feature: Tribes Work Together on Scientific Report to Protect Wild Rice

MN Native News Feature: Tribes Work Together on Scientific Report to Protect Wild Rice

For possibly the first time ever, the Minnesota Chippewa Tribe has convened all 11 Ojibwe and Dakota tribes in Minnesota to protect wild rice in the state. Their three main recommendations are clear – how will state legislators respond?

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MN Native News Feature: Ojibwe Cultural Education in Prison

MN Native News Feature: Ojibwe Cultural Education in Prison

A new exhibit of photos provides a look into cultural education programs for Native inmates at Stillwater Prison in the 1960s and 70s.

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Minnesota Native News: Nibi and the life it supports

Minnesota Native News: Nibi and the life it supports

This week on Minnesota Native News, tribes across the state work together to present a clear path forward to protect wild rice and AICHO in Duluth hosts a pop up event focused on nibi or water.

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