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MN Native News: Angela Two Stars Selected For Mpls. Sculpture Garden Commission

MN Native News: Angela Two Stars Selected For Mpls. Sculpture Garden Commission

This week on Minnesota Native News, we talk with a native artist who has been selected for a new commission at the Minneapolis Sculpture Garden.

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MN Native News: Pipestone Nat’l Monument Will No Longer Sell Pipes

MN Native News: Pipestone Nat’l Monument Will No Longer Sell Pipes

This week on Minnesota Native News, we hear about a new change at the Pipestone National Monument after years of concerns from tribes.

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MN Native News: Angela Two Stars Selected For Mpls. Sculpture Garden Commission & Pipestone Nat’l Monument Change

MN Native News: Angela Two Stars Selected For Mpls. Sculpture Garden Commission & Pipestone Nat’l Monument Change

This week on Minnesota Native News, we talk with a native artist who has been selected for a new commission at the Minneapolis Sculpture Garden, and we hear about a new change at the Pipestone National Monument after years of concerns from tribes.

First, here’s reporter Cole Premo with Angela Two Stars, talking about the artwork she is creating for the Walker Art Center’s sculpture garden.

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Minnesota Native News: A Report from the Recent Native American Journalism Association Conference

Minnesota Native News: A Report from the Recent Native American Journalism Association Conference

This week on Minnesota Native News, reporter Melissa Townsend tells us about the 35th Annual Native American Journalists Association Conference hosted at the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community the week of September 15th.

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MN Native News: Season of Change and Tradition

MN Native News: Season of Change and Tradition

This week on Minnesota Native News, a groundbreaking, a grand opening and an update on wild rice. Red Lake Nation’s new housing project is underway near last year’s Wall of Forgotten Natives.

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MN Native News: The Dakota Project

MN Native News: The Dakota Project

Mainstream institutions have struggled to accurately and ethically tell the story of what happened to the Dakota People in 1862. As Laurie Stern reports, Minnesota’s History Theater is working on that with a Lakota playwright and the Dakota community.

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Minnesota Native News: Suicide Prevention While Embracing Culture

Minnesota Native News: Suicide Prevention While Embracing Culture

And… September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month. The Division of Indian Work in Minneapolis speaks to the need and availability of culturally specific programming to reduce suicide rates.

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Minnesota Native News: Award Goes to Native Artist

Minnesota Native News: Award Goes to Native Artist

This week… the McKnight Foundation’s 2019 Distinguished Artist Award goes to a Native artist for the first time.

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Minnesota Native News: Award Goes to Native Artist and Suicide Prevention While Embracing Culture

Minnesota Native News: Award Goes to Native Artist and Suicide Prevention While Embracing Culture

This week… the McKnight Foundation’s 2019 Distinguished Artist Award goes to a Native artist for the first time.

And… September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month. The Division of Indian Work in Minneapolis speaks to the need and availability of culturally specific programming to reduce suicide rates.

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Minnesota Native News: Fixing What’s Broken

Minnesota Native News: Fixing What’s Broken

This week on Minnesota Native News we hear how the White Earth and Leech Lake Bands of Ojibwe continue their efforts to straighten out a costly mistake involving the state Department of Human Services and billboards in Duluth raise support for missing and murdered indigenous women and people.

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