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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: 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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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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