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Minnesota Native News: Collaboration Brings Arts Festival to The Ave

Minnesota Native News: Collaboration Brings Arts Festival to The Ave

Organizations along the American Indian Cultural Corridor have collaborated with NorthernLights.MN to bring the late night arts festival… Northern Spark… to Franklin Avenue.

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MN Native News: Steps in a Good Direction

MN Native News: Steps in a Good Direction

The Minnesota legislature, the U.S. Supreme Court and water walkers are moving forward in ways that may impact Native Minnesotans.

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Minnesota Native News: Books & Hoops

Minnesota Native News: Books & Hoops

This week on Minnesota Native News: young Native writers in Minneapolis publish a book and Leech Lake Tribal college gears up for another winning basketball season.

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MN Native News: Interview With Isabella Callery, Nat’l Poetry Competition Winner

MN Native News: Interview With Isabella Callery, Nat’l Poetry Competition Winner

This week on Minnesota Native News, we’re showcasing Isabella Callery, the Minnesota High School senior who recently won a national poetry recitation competition, Poetry Out Loud. She talks about the experience, shows off her poetry skills, and explains the importance of her connections to indigenous poets.

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Minnesota Native News: We Are Still Here

Minnesota Native News: We Are Still Here

It’s American Indian Month in Minnesota! This week on Minnesota Native News we take you to the kick off event in Minneapolis and we hear about the Leech Lake Band’s efforts to overhaul their tribal education system.

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Minnesota Native News: Ogema Organics Focuses on Food Sovereignty

Minnesota Native News: Ogema Organics Focuses on Food Sovereignty

A food sovereignty initiative… grounded in community… strives to increase both food independence… and accessibility to Native foods.

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Minnesota Native News: Recruitment for Twin Cities Native Lacrosse Underway

Minnesota Native News: Recruitment for Twin Cities Native Lacrosse Underway

Coming up, Twin Cities Native Lacrosse is recruiting new players and getting the word out about the sport.

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Minnesota Native News: Recruitment for Twin Cities Native Lacrosse Underway, and Ogema Organics Focuses on Food Sovereignty

Minnesota Native News: Recruitment for Twin Cities Native Lacrosse Underway, and Ogema Organics Focuses on Food Sovereignty

Coming up, Twin Cities Native Lacrosse is recruiting new players and getting the word out about the sport.

And, a food sovereignty initiative, grounded in community, strives to increase both food independence… and accessibility to Native foods.

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Minnesota Native News: Healing from Addiction and a Pow Wow “How-to”

Minnesota Native News: Healing from Addiction and a Pow Wow “How-to”

This week on Minnesota Native News, a new team is in place to help tribal members heal from addictions and the Indigenous Students Association at Augsburg University host a pow wow how-to.

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Celebrating The Sioux Chef

Celebrating The Sioux Chef

On May 5 The James Beard Foundation will present one of only five 2019 leadership awards to Minneapolis-based chef Sean Sherman. In making the award, the James Beard Foundation honored Sean Sherman’s work to revitalize indigenous foods. Part of that effort is the new non-profit, NATIFS. Laurie Stern reports.

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