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MNN: Why Stories Work

MNN: Why Stories Work

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Jill Fish is one of the only Native doctoral students in the psychology department at the University of Minnesota. But she doesn’t feel alone, because her work connects her to the Native community. Laurie Stern has more.

MNN: Why Stories Work

MNN: Why Stories Work

Jill Fish is one of the only Native doctoral students in the psychology department at the University of Minnesota. But she doesn’t feel alone, because her work connects her to the Native community. Laurie Stern has more.

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MN Native News: Task Force Legislation For Missing/Murdered Indigenous Women & Girls

MN Native News: Task Force Legislation For Missing/Murdered Indigenous Women & Girls

This week on Minnesota Native News, we talk to state legislator Mary Kunesh-Podein, who is Dakota, and hear about legislation she introduced to create a task force to address the issue of missing and murdered indigenous women and girls. Here’s Cole Premo.

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MN Native News Feature: Nibi Pop Up in Duluth

MN Native News Feature: Nibi Pop Up in Duluth

American Indian Community Housing Organization hopes to gather community to celebrate spiritual and physical role of nibi – water.

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MN Native News Feature: Neighbors Hear Dakota History of Lake Hiawatha

MN Native News Feature: Neighbors Hear Dakota History of Lake Hiawatha

A cross-cultural group of neighbors talk about the Dakota history of Lake Hiawatha in Minneapolis. How will the conversation impact the redesign of the park?

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MN Native News Feature: Tribes Work Together on Scientific Report to Protect Wild Rice

MN Native News Feature: Tribes Work Together on Scientific Report to Protect Wild Rice

For possibly the first time ever, the Minnesota Chippewa Tribe has convened all 11 Ojibwe and Dakota tribes in Minnesota to protect wild rice in the state. Their three main recommendations are clear – how will state legislators respond?

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MN Native News Feature: Ojibwe Cultural Education in Prison

MN Native News Feature: Ojibwe Cultural Education in Prison

A new exhibit of photos provides a look into cultural education programs for Native inmates at Stillwater Prison in the 1960s and 70s.

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Minnesota Native News: Nibi and the life it supports

Minnesota Native News: Nibi and the life it supports

This week on Minnesota Native News, tribes across the state work together to present a clear path forward to protect wild rice and AICHO in Duluth hosts a pop up event focused on nibi or water.

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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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