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Minnesota Native News: Decisions Pending on Minneapolis Homeless Encampment

Minnesota Native News: Decisions Pending on Minneapolis Homeless Encampment

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This week reporter Melissa Townsend has the latest on a homeless tent camp in Minneapolis. There are roughly 300 people - mostly Native - in the camp. Some are calling it “The Wall of Forgotten Natives”.

Minnesota Native News: Decisions Pending on Minneapolis Homeless Encampment

Minnesota Native News: Decisions Pending on Minneapolis Homeless Encampment

This week reporter Melissa Townsend has the latest on a homeless tent camp in Minneapolis. There are roughly 300 people – mostly Native – in the camp. Some are calling it “The Wall of Forgotten Natives”.

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Minnesota Native News: A Good Week for Harvesting Resources

Minnesota Native News: A Good Week for Harvesting Resources

This week on Minnesota Native News, hard work is underway to address the housing crisis – and the wild rice harvest begins.

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Minnesota Native News: Guitarist Combines Jazz and Visual Art

Minnesota Native News: Guitarist Combines Jazz and Visual Art

Jazz guitarist, Briand Morrison, talks about his and his father’s art.

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Minnesota Native News: Per Cap Patrol Inspires

Minnesota Native News: Per Cap Patrol Inspires

Concerned community members come together to show support to those battling addiction in Mille Lacs.

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Minnesota Native News: Per Cap Patrol Inspires, and Guitarist Combines Jazz and Visual Art

Minnesota Native News: Per Cap Patrol Inspires, and Guitarist Combines Jazz and Visual Art

Concerned community members come together to show support to those battling addiction in Mille Lacs, and jazz guitarist Briand Morrison talks about his and his father’s art.

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Minnesota Native News: Native Artists and Organizations come out for Open Streets Minneapolis

Minnesota Native News: Native Artists and Organizations come out for Open Streets Minneapolis

Franklin Avenue bustles with energy for Open Streets Minneapolis.

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Minnesota Native News: Forum discusses Treaty Rights, Climate Justice, and Decolonization

Minnesota Native News: Forum discusses Treaty Rights, Climate Justice, and Decolonization

Treaty Rights, Climate Justice, and Decolonization were discussed in packed house in Duluth.

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Minnesota Native News: Forum discusses Treaty Rights, and Native Artists and Organizations come out for Open Streets

Minnesota Native News: Forum discusses Treaty Rights, and Native Artists and Organizations come out for Open Streets

Treaty Rights, Climate Justice, and Decolonization were discussed in packed house in Duluth…
and Franklin Avenue bustled with energy for Open Streets Minneapolis.

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Minnesota Native News: Ojibwe & Dakota Mocassin Makers Receive Statewide Honors

Minnesota Native News: Ojibwe & Dakota Mocassin Makers Receive Statewide Honors

Sarah Agaton Howes is one of two moccasin artists who have been named 2018 Native American Artists in Residence at the Minnesota Historical Society. She’s revitalizing Ojibwe styles of moccasin making in her Fond du Lac band community.

The Minnesota Historical Society is also naming Dakota artist Cole Jacobson as Artist in Residence. Jacobson is focused on Dakota moccasin making and material culture.

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Minnesota Native News: New Ways to Honor Old Traditions

Minnesota Native News: New Ways to Honor Old Traditions

This week on Minnesota Native News we get a round up of tribal election news, we hear about the latest Nibi walk along the Wisconsin River and learn about the Native artists receiving statewide honors.

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