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MN Native News: Cultural Lessons for Kids at Home

MN Native News: Cultural Lessons for Kids at Home



Lives are changing drastically due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Many people are out of work, more and more people are holding work meetings virtually, and everyone is making major adjustments. Students are also home from school. Which means families are trying to find ways to keep the learning going. And for Native students, there are online resources that provide culturally focused learning through language and art.

MN Native News: Opportunities for Sharing and Learning

MN Native News: Opportunities for Sharing and Learning

The Mitchell Hamline School of Law seeks to address systemic racism in Minnesota’s criminal justice system…

And a new scholarship program wants to help descendants of Indian Boarding Schools…

Plus, do you or someone you know have an Indigenous story of strength to showcase? Online nominations are open!

Reporter Leah Lemm has these stories…


MN Native News: 7 Generation Games expands platform

MN Native News: 7 Generation Games expands platform

7 Generation Games has been creating educational games for students and schools across the country. The games blend math, language, and Indigenous history.

In November of 2020, the U.S. Department of Agriculture awarded the company a $1 Million COVID-19 Rapid Response grant to expand their reach and produce a new platform to help meet challenges in education during the pandemic.

The program is called Growing Math, and creates resources for teachers.


Minnesota Native News: Flanagan addresses grief, White Earth deals with homelessness and a new exhibit about canoes opens at the U

Minnesota Native News: Flanagan addresses grief, White Earth deals with homelessness and a new exhibit about canoes opens at the U

This week on Minnesota Native News, White Earth works to deal with homelessness, Flanagan addressed a grieving state and a new exhibit celebrates indigenous engineering.


MN Native News: Virtual Indigenous Film Series

MN Native News: Virtual Indigenous Film Series

Duluth Superior Film Festival Is Partnering Again With The American Indian Community Housing Organization (AICHO) For A Virtual Indigenous Film Series.

Reporter Leah Lemm recently had a conversation with Local filmmaker Khayman Goodsky, who will host the series.


MN Native News: Community Through Conversation

MN Native News: Community Through Conversation

MN Native News produces a weekly Special Edition called COVID 19 Community Conversations. Throughout the pandemic, many have shared how their personal and professional lives have been impacted.

Reporter Leah Lemm… and host of Community Conversations… shares two conversations from the program.


MN Native News: The Time to Rebuild is Now

MN Native News: The Time to Rebuild is Now

This week on Minnesota Native News, the latest on two controversial projects that affect tribal lands. And some welcome news for employees of the White Earth Nation.


MN Native News: Indian Country in MN Reacts to Deb Haaland’s Confirmation as U.S. Secretary of the Interior

MN Native News: Indian Country in MN Reacts to Deb Haaland’s Confirmation as U.S. Secretary of the Interior

The confirmation of Deb Haaland as U.S. Secretary of Interior is a historic moment. Deb Haaland… Now Secretary Haaland… is the first Native person to hold a cabinet position in U.S. History.
Reporter Leah Lemm has reactions to this historic event, from folks in Minnesota.


MN Native News: Books Books Books

MN Native News: Books Books Books

Diane Wilson’s new book The Seed Keeper has now been released…
And The Minnesota Native American Lives Series is celebrating its launch as well.


MN Native News: Toward an Inclusive K12

MN Native News: Toward an Inclusive K12

This week on Minnesota Native News, a plan for indigenous students to get the education they deserve. I’m Marie Rock. The plan comes from Governor Tim Walz and Lieutenant Governor Peggy Flanagan. Reporter Emma Needham (Red Lake Nation) has more.


Minnesota Native News: Lower Sioux Indian Community reclaims land and more

Minnesota Native News: Lower Sioux Indian Community reclaims land and more

This week on Minnesota Native News – Lower Sioux Indian Community reclaims 114 acres, a summer opportunity for Native college students and a timely review for TV watchers.


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