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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

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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.

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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MN Native News: Task Force Legislation For Missing/Murdered Indigenous Women & Girls

MN Native News: Task Force Legislation For Missing/Murdered Indigenous Women & Girls

This week on Minnesota Native News, we talk to state legislator Mary Kunesh-Podein, who is Dakota, and hear about legislation she introduced to create a task force to address the issue of missing and murdered indigenous women and girls. Here’s Cole Premo.

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Minnesota Native News: Nibi and the life it supports

Minnesota Native News: Nibi and the life it supports

This week on Minnesota Native News, tribes across the state work together to present a clear path forward to protect wild rice and AICHO in Duluth hosts a pop up event focused on nibi or water.

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Minnesota Native News: Getting Back What Was Lost

Minnesota Native News: Getting Back What Was Lost

This week on Minnesota Native news we hear about an exhibit that tells the story of how AIM grew out of Stillwater prison, and a cross-cultural group of neighbors talk about the Dakota history of Lake Hiawatha in Minneapolis.

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Minnesota Native News: Native Feminist Artists Dialogue Features Many Voices

Minnesota Native News: Native Feminist Artists Dialogue Features Many Voices

An engaging conversation featuring prominent Native artists… inspires audience members to reflect on their own artistry.

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MN Native News: ‘Ohiyesa: Soul Of An Indian’ Documentary

MN Native News: ‘Ohiyesa: Soul Of An Indian’ Documentary

This week on Minnesota Native News, we talk to historian and producer Dr. Kate Beane, who recently released the documentary, Ohiyesa: Soul of an Indian. The documentary follows her on a journey – more than a decade long — to examine the life and historical significance of her relative, Charles Eastman, a celebrated Dakota writer and physician.

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Minnesota Native News: After short term shelter, then what?

Minnesota Native News: After short term shelter, then what?

For nearly 10 months a tent city has been growing along a 6 lane stretch of road on the south side of Minneapolis. The encampment of homeless people has been dubbed the Wall of Forgotten Natives for the many Native people staying there. This week a new shelter is opening on a plot of land in Minneapolis owned by the Red Lake Nation. Reporter Melissa Townsend tells us what’s next for the residents of the camp and the shelter.

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Minnesota Native News: Native Youth Display Photography And A Language Teacher Reaches Learners Through Social Media

Minnesota Native News: Native Youth Display Photography And A Language Teacher Reaches Learners Through Social Media

Youth display their photography at the Dr. Robert Powless Cultural Center in Duluth,
And a language teacher finds his own way to reach language learners…

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MN Native News: MN Historical Society Works With Tribes On Historic Sacred Site

MN Native News: MN Historical Society Works With Tribes On Historic Sacred Site

This week on Minnesota Native News: We hear about the Minnesota Historical Society’s decision to keep a historic native burial site in northern Minnesota closed to the general public, and how tribes are working together to protect the site. Here’s reporter Cole Premo.

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