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Minnesota Native News: Reactions to the New Operation Lady Justice Task Force

Minnesota Native News: Reactions to the New Operation Lady Justice Task Force

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This week on Minnesota Native News, reactions to a new White House Executive Order on Missing and Murdered Indigeneous Women.

Minnesota Native News: A Report from the Recent Native American Journalism Association Conference

Minnesota Native News: A Report from the Recent Native American Journalism Association Conference

This week on Minnesota Native News, reporter Melissa Townsend tells us about the 35th Annual Native American Journalists Association Conference hosted at the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community the week of September 15th

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MN Native News: Spotlight on War Bonnet’s Award-Nominated Music

MN Native News: Spotlight on War Bonnet’s Award-Nominated Music

Musical groups from around North America gathered in early November at the Seneca Niagara Events Center at Seneca Niagara Resort and Casino in Niagara Falls, NY for the 19th Annual Native American Music Awards ceremony.

Among artists nominated for an award… a relatively new musical group from Northern MN.

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MN Native News: MIWRC Receives $500K Grant & Indian Education Conference

MN Native News: MIWRC Receives $500K Grant & Indian Education Conference

This week on Minnesota Native News, we hear from the Minnesota Indian Women’s Resource Center, which just received a $500,000 grant from the Bush Foundation. We also check out the Minnesota Indian Education Association Conference in Hinckley.

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Minnesota Native News: New Grant, New Book and New Exhibit

Minnesota Native News: New Grant, New Book and New Exhibit

This week on Minnesota Native News we hear about a big boost to a handful of organizations working with Native communities. We also hear about a new book from Cheryl Minnema [MIN-eh-muh] and a new exhibit featuring Ponca artist Julie Buffalohead.

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MN Native News:  Good New Homes

MN Native News: Good New Homes

This week on Minnesota Native News, we look forward to two very different grand openings. One is a permanent exhibit at the Minnesota History Center called Our Home; the other is brand new youth housing called Mino Oski Ain Dah Yung, “Our Good New Home.”

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MN Native News: Reforming Enrollment and Maybe a Name

MN Native News: Reforming Enrollment and Maybe a Name

Red Lake Nation recently changed who can be a citizen. It used to require one-quarter Red Lake blood quantum. As Laurie Stern reports, the Minnesota Chippewa Tribe may make changes too.

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MN Native News: Women’s Hand Drum Gathering

MN Native News: Women’s Hand Drum Gathering

This week… Women’s Handrumming groups gathered at the Cloquet Foresty Center to share songs and knowledge… to make drums, and celebrate community.

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Minnesota Native News: Public Safety Concerns in South Minneapolis & Gotham City

Minnesota Native News: Public Safety Concerns in South Minneapolis & Gotham City

This week on Minnesota Native News we hear about what urban Native leaders in South Minneapolis are doing about public health problems connected to people who are homeless and using illicit opioids, and Gerry Zink shares his movie review of “Joker”.

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MN Native News: Angela Two Stars Selected For Mpls. Sculpture Garden Commission & Pipestone Nat’l Monument Change

MN Native News: Angela Two Stars Selected For Mpls. Sculpture Garden Commission & Pipestone Nat’l Monument Change

This week on Minnesota Native News, we talk with a native artist who has been selected for a new commission at the Minneapolis Sculpture Garden, and we hear about a new change at the Pipestone National Monument after years of concerns from tribes.

First, here’s reporter Cole Premo with Angela Two Stars, talking about the artwork she is creating for the Walker Art Center’s sculpture garden.

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Minnesota Native News: A Report from the Recent Native American Journalism Association Conference

Minnesota Native News: A Report from the Recent Native American Journalism Association Conference

This week on Minnesota Native News, reporter Melissa Townsend tells us about the 35th Annual Native American Journalists Association Conference hosted at the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community the week of September 15th.

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