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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: Getting Back What Was Lost

Minnesota Native News: Getting Back What Was Lost

This week on Minnesota Native news we hear about an exhibit that tells the story of how AIM grew out of Stillwater prison, and a cross-cultural group of neighbors talk about the Dakota history of Lake Hiawatha in Minneapolis.

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Minnesota Native News: Native Feminist Artists Dialogue Features Many Voices

Minnesota Native News: Native Feminist Artists Dialogue Features Many Voices

An engaging conversation featuring prominent Native artists… inspires audience members to reflect on their own artistry.

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MN Native News: ‘Ohiyesa: Soul Of An Indian’ Documentary

MN Native News: ‘Ohiyesa: Soul Of An Indian’ Documentary

This week on Minnesota Native News, we talk to historian and producer Dr. Kate Beane, who recently released the documentary, Ohiyesa: Soul of an Indian. The documentary follows her on a journey – more than a decade long — to examine the life and historical significance of her relative, Charles Eastman, a celebrated Dakota writer and physician.

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Minnesota Native News: After short term shelter, then what?

Minnesota Native News: After short term shelter, then what?

For nearly 10 months a tent city has been growing along a 6 lane stretch of road on the south side of Minneapolis. The encampment of homeless people has been dubbed the Wall of Forgotten Natives for the many Native people staying there. This week a new shelter is opening on a plot of land in Minneapolis owned by the Red Lake Nation. Reporter Melissa Townsend tells us what’s next for the residents of the camp and the shelter.

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Minnesota Native News: Native Youth Display Photography And A Language Teacher Reaches Learners Through Social Media

Minnesota Native News: Native Youth Display Photography And A Language Teacher Reaches Learners Through Social Media

Youth display their photography at the Dr. Robert Powless Cultural Center in Duluth,
And a language teacher finds his own way to reach language learners…

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MN Native News: MN Historical Society Works With Tribes On Historic Sacred Site

MN Native News: MN Historical Society Works With Tribes On Historic Sacred Site

This week on Minnesota Native News: We hear about the Minnesota Historical Society’s decision to keep a historic native burial site in northern Minnesota closed to the general public, and how tribes are working together to protect the site. Here’s reporter Cole Premo.

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Minnesota Native News: A New Play Makes Its Premiere

Minnesota Native News: A New Play Makes Its Premiere

A new play by a Navajo playwright makes its world premiere in the Twin Cities…

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Minnesota Native News: Midterm Elections Make History

Minnesota Native News: Midterm Elections Make History

We’ll hear from Minnesotans and their reactions to Lieutenant Governor-elect Peggy Flanagan’s historic election…

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Minnesota Native News: Midterm Elections Make History And A New Play Makes Its Premiere

Minnesota Native News: Midterm Elections Make History And A New Play Makes Its Premiere

We’ll hear from Minnesotans and their reactions to Lieutenant Governor-elect Peggy Flanagan’s historic election…
And, a new play by a Navajo playwright makes its world premiere in the Twin Cities…

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Minnesota Native News: Healing & Homelessness in Minneapolis

Minnesota Native News: Healing & Homelessness in Minneapolis

4 people have now died at the homeless encampment in Minneapolis.

The site – also called the Wall of Forgotten Natives for the many Native residents there — was established by individuals and families without shelter.

But it’s become the central focus of many urban Native agencies in the Twin Cities.

On October 29th those agencies gathered the community together to talk about how to move forward.

Reporter Melissa Townsend has the story

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