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Minnesota Native News: Lessons from the Native American Medicine Garden in St Paul – While It Lasts

Minnesota Native News: Lessons from the Native American Medicine Garden in St Paul – While It Lasts

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Every week in the summer groups of people gather at the Native American Medicine Garden the University of Minnesota in the Twin Cities. They come to talk about indigenous knowledge of plants and the ecosystem here. Reporter Melissa Townsend recently got her own lesson from the garden’s caretaker, Francis Bettelyoun.

Minn. Native News: Summer is for Water

Minn. Native News: Summer is for Water

Laurie Stern reports on three events that highlight indigenous people’s relationship with water.

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Minn. Native News: Laura Hugo Music Feature & Popular Mpls. Lake Renaming

Minn. Native News: Laura Hugo Music Feature & Popular Mpls. Lake Renaming

This week on Minnesota Native News, we hear about the official renaming of a popular Minneapolis lake and listen in on a Twin Cities musician who just completed an impressive kickstarter push for her new E.P. Here’s Cole Premo.

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Minnesota Native News: Turtle Theater Collective Presents ‘Our Town,’ and Three Prolific Artists Are on Display at the Duluth Art Institute

Minnesota Native News: Turtle Theater Collective Presents ‘Our Town,’ and Three Prolific Artists Are on Display at the Duluth Art Institute

Theater company, Turtle Theater Collective, produces a rendition of ‘Our Town,’ an American Classic. And the Duluth Art Institute hosts the work of three widely known artists in its current exhibit.

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Minnesota Native News: New Grants, New Housing

Minnesota Native News: New Grants, New Housing

This week on Minnesota Native News, the Tiwahe Foundation’s eleven new grantees will further its mission of promoting cultural connections, economic self-sufficiency and educational attainment. Also, the first tenants are moving into new Native-built green housing on the Bois Forte reservation.

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Minnesota Native News: New Grants, New Housing

Minnesota Native News: New Grants, New Housing

The Tiwahe Foundation announces grantees and Bois Forte celebrates new green housing.

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Minnesota Native News: Farms, Sacred Sites and Police Navigators

Minnesota Native News: Farms, Sacred Sites and Police Navigators

This week on Minnesota Native News we check in on a Native coalition’s work on the federal farm bill, more fallout from the Minnesota legislative session and Minneapolis police reach out to that city’s urban Native communities.

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Minnesota Native News: Poet Joan Naviyuk Kane Joins North Woods Writing Conference, & Treasure Island Resort & Casino Presents Native American Heritage Night.

Minnesota Native News: Poet Joan Naviyuk Kane Joins North Woods Writing Conference, & Treasure Island Resort & Casino Presents Native American Heritage Night.

Poet and current Guggenheim Fellow, Joan Naviyuk Kane, teaches at the Minnesota North Woods Writing Conference in Bemidji…
And Treasure Island Resort & Casino Hosts Native American Heritage Night with the Saint Paul Saints at CHS Field in Saint Paul.

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MN Native News: New Urban Program Launched To Address Suicide In Native Community

MN Native News: New Urban Program Launched To Address Suicide In Native Community

This week on Minnesota Native News, we explore the state of suicide in the native community and get a look at a new urban program launched to address the issue, called Keep the Fire Alive. Here’s Cole Premo with that story.

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Minnesota Native News: Legislative Update

Minnesota Native News: Legislative Update

This week on Minnesota Native News we look back at the legislative session and two proposals that will impact tribes and Native people in the state.

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Minnesota Native News: New Language School Opens, Theater Festival Announced, and Youth Visit Rome

Minnesota Native News: New Language School Opens, Theater Festival Announced, and Youth Visit Rome

A new early headstart and preschool focusing on Dakota language is opening in the Lower Sioux community…
A playwright and actor talks about an upcoming theater festival…
And a group visits the Vatican to request the revocation of the Doctrine of Discovery.

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