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Minnesota Native News: New Grant, New Book and New Exhibit

Minnesota Native News: New Grant, New Book and New Exhibit

This week on Minnesota Native News we hear about a big boost to a handful of organizations working with Native communities. We also hear about a new book from Cheryl Minnema [MIN-eh-muh] and a new exhibit featuring Ponca artist Julie Buffalohead.

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MN Native News:  Good New Homes

MN Native News: Good New Homes

This week on Minnesota Native News, we look forward to two very different grand openings. One is a permanent exhibit at the Minnesota History Center called Our Home; the other is brand new youth housing called Mino Oski Ain Dah Yung, “Our Good New Home.”

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MN Native News: Reforming Enrollment and Maybe a Name

MN Native News: Reforming Enrollment and Maybe a Name

Red Lake Nation recently changed who can be a citizen. It used to require one-quarter Red Lake blood quantum. As Laurie Stern reports, the Minnesota Chippewa Tribe may make changes too.

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MN Native News: Women’s Hand Drum Gathering

MN Native News: Women’s Hand Drum Gathering

This week… Women’s Handrumming groups gathered at the Cloquet Foresty Center to share songs and knowledge… to make drums, and celebrate community.

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Minnesota Native News: Native Leaders Address Public Safety Concerns in South Minneapolis

Minnesota Native News: Native Leaders Address Public Safety Concerns in South Minneapolis

This week on Minnesota Native News we hear about what urban Native leaders in South Minneapolis are doing about public health problems connected to the great number of people who are homeless and using illicit opioids.

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Minnesota Native News: Review of the Movie “Joker”

Minnesota Native News: Review of the Movie “Joker”

Gerry Zink is 16 year old. He’s Mnicoujou [mini-CON—joo] Lakota from Cheyenne River. And he’s a comics aficionado. He has recently started posting his movie reviews on Facebook. And today he shares his review of a blockbuster film out in theaters now.

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Minnesota Native News: Public Safety Concerns in South Minneapolis & Gotham City

Minnesota Native News: Public Safety Concerns in South Minneapolis & Gotham City

This week on Minnesota Native News we hear about what urban Native leaders in South Minneapolis are doing about public health problems connected to people who are homeless and using illicit opioids, and Gerry Zink shares his movie review of “Joker”.

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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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