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Minnesota Native News: ‘Warrior Up’ for the Community

Minnesota Native News: ‘Warrior Up’ for the Community

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This week on Minnesota Native News, the latest on the tent camp in Minneapolis, an all-out effort to recruit more Native foster homes, and getting out the vote in Indian Country.

Minnesota Native News: ‘Warrior Up’ for the Community

Minnesota Native News: ‘Warrior Up’ for the Community

This week on Minnesota Native News, the latest on the tent camp in Minneapolis, an all-out effort to recruit more Native foster homes, and getting out the vote in Indian Country.

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Minnesota Native News: The Rez Reporter Talks Comedy

Minnesota Native News: The Rez Reporter Talks Comedy

Comedian Rob Fairbanks talks about the power of humor…

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Minnesota Native News: A Minneapolis Organization Promotes Breast Cancer Awareness

Minnesota Native News: A Minneapolis Organization Promotes Breast Cancer Awareness

An organization based in Minneapolis is raising breast cancer awareness with “Indigenous Pink Day” …

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Minnesota Native News: A Minneapolis Organization Promotes Breast Cancer Awareness and the Rez Reporter Talks Comedy

Minnesota Native News: A Minneapolis Organization Promotes Breast Cancer Awareness and the Rez Reporter Talks Comedy

An organization based in Minneapolis is raising breast cancer awareness with “Indigenous Pink Day” …

And, comedian Rob Fairbanks talks about the power of humor…

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Minn. Native News: Prairie Island Joins Other MN Dakota Tribes In Opioid Lawsuit

Minn. Native News: Prairie Island Joins Other MN Dakota Tribes In Opioid Lawsuit

This week on Minnesota Native News, we hear from the Prairie Island Indian Community, which has joined other Minnesota Dakota tribes in a lawsuit against the opioid industry. It’s a historic fight that extends far beyond Minnesota.

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Minnesota Native News: Unique Conference Combines Traditional and Academic Knowledge of Native Nutrition

Minnesota Native News: Unique Conference Combines Traditional and Academic Knowledge of Native Nutrition

Six hundred people gathered at Mystic Lake Conference Center in Prior Lake for the Third Annual Conference on Native American Nutrition. Tribal leaders, nutrition practitioners, researchers, students, and many more gathered to learn, share, and visit with one another.

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Minnesota Native News: It’s Never Just Housing

Minnesota Native News: It’s Never Just Housing

A tent encampment of homeless folks continues to grow in Minneapolis. There are about 300 people there, many of whom are Native.

The camp shines a light on the crisis caused by the shortage of affordable housing, shelter beds, and culturally sensitive social and addictions services.

Tribal and urban leaders are making plans to provide more sturdy shelter over the coming months. But what else is needed to support those living in these tents?

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MN Native News: Homeless Encampment Update & Mille Lacs Band’s New Policing Agreement

MN Native News: Homeless Encampment Update & Mille Lacs Band’s New Policing Agreement

This week on Minnesota Native News, we get an update on the Minneapolis homeless encampment, also known as “the wall of forgotten natives.” We also hear about a new police agreement between the Mille Lacs band of Ojibwe and the county sheriff’s office that ends a two-year impasse.

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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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