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Minnesota Native News: Ogema Organics Focuses on Food Sovereignty

Minnesota Native News: Ogema Organics Focuses on Food Sovereignty

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

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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Minnesota Native News: Moving Forward in a Good Way

Minnesota Native News: Moving Forward in a Good Way

This week on Minnesota Native News, the passing of two powerful tribal leaders leads to new elections, and urban Native leaders in Minneapolis seek to find solutions for people facing homelessness in hopes of preventing another “tent city” this summer.

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Minnesota Native News: Film Series Presents “Awake: A Dream From Standing Rock”

Minnesota Native News: Film Series Presents “Awake: A Dream From Standing Rock”

On March 29th, the Augsburg Native American Film Series, along with director Myron Dewey, presents Awake: A Dream from Standing Rock. The film documents the events at Standing Rock and the Dakota Access Pipeline from the water protector’s perspective. Here’s Reporter Leah Lemm with the story.

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Minnesota Native News: What Will You Do for the Water?

Minnesota Native News: What Will You Do for the Water?

This week on Minnesota Native News we get the latest on legal maneuvers to stop the Line 3 oil pipeline replacement and Sharon Day remembers the beloved Grandma Josephine Mandamin [men DAH mIn] who led the first water walk on Turtle Island.

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Minnesota Native News: Honoring Missing and Murdered Indigenous People

Minnesota Native News: Honoring Missing and Murdered Indigenous People

February fourteenth is a day dedicated to remembering Missing Murdered Indigenous Women, Girls, and People. Marches and gatherings happen all around the state, the US, and Canada.

Data reveal the murder rate of American Indian/Alaskan Native women is almost 3 times that of non-Hispanic White women.

And Minnesota is one of the top ten states in the U.S. with the highest case number of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls.

Reporter Leah Lemm attended the solidarity walk in Bemidji.

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MN Native News: Native Film Series Returns To Walker Art Center

MN Native News: Native Film Series Returns To Walker Art Center

A native film festival has returned to the Walker Art Center for its second year of showcasing film that looks to the past, present and future to tell the stories and truths of native peoples.

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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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