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Minnesota Native News: Reactions to the New Operation Lady Justice Task Force

Minnesota Native News: Reactions to the New Operation Lady Justice Task Force

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This week on Minnesota Native News, reactions to a new White House Executive Order on Missing and Murdered Indigeneous Women.

Minnesota Native News: Reactions to the New Operation Lady Justice Task Force

Minnesota Native News: Reactions to the New Operation Lady Justice Task Force

This week on Minnesota Native News, reactions to a new White House Executive Order on Missing and Murdered Indigeneous Women.

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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: Spotlight on War Bonnet’s Award-Nominated Music

MN Native News: Spotlight on War Bonnet’s Award-Nominated Music

Musical groups from around North America gathered in early November at the Seneca Niagara Events Center at Seneca Niagara Resort and Casino in Niagara Falls, NY for the 19th Annual Native American Music Awards ceremony.

Among artists nominated for an award… a relatively new musical group from Northern MN.

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MN Native News: MIWRC Receives $500K Grant & Indian Education Conference

MN Native News: MIWRC Receives $500K Grant & Indian Education Conference

This week on Minnesota Native News, we hear from the Minnesota Indian Women’s Resource Center, which just received a $500,000 grant from the Bush Foundation. We also check out the Minnesota Indian Education Association Conference in Hinckley.

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Minnesota Native News: Cheryl Minnema publishes new Children’s Book

Minnesota Native News: Cheryl Minnema publishes new Children’s Book

Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe member Cheryl Minnema [MIN-eh-muh] published her first childrens book in 2014. And her second children’s book is out now. Reporter Melissa Townsend talked with her about her new work.

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Minnesota Native News: New Work from Julie Buffalohead at MIA

Minnesota Native News: New Work from Julie Buffalohead at MIA

St. Paul based artist Julie Buffalohead has a new exhibit opening at the Minneapolis Institute of Art later this month. Buffalohead is a citizen of the Ponca tribe in Oklahoma.

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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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