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MN Native News: New MN Poet Laureate, Publishing Celebration, and Wise Words for Changing Times.

MN Native News: New MN Poet Laureate, Publishing Celebration, and Wise Words for Changing Times.













Dr. Gwen Nell Westerman has been appointed the new MN Poet Laureate. And a celebration is being held soon for the publication of five Ojibwe language books. And also, Dr Antony Stately, CEO of the Native American Community Clinic, shares wise words on the radio.

MN Native News: New MN Poet Laureate, Publishing Celebration, and Wise Words for Changing Times.

MN Native News: New MN Poet Laureate, Publishing Celebration, and Wise Words for Changing Times.

Dr. Gwen Nell Westerman has been appointed the new MN Poet Laureate. And a celebration is being held soon for the publication of five Ojibwe language books. And also, Dr Antony Stately, CEO of the Native American Community Clinic, shares wise words on the radio.


MN Native News: “I Feel Represented”

MN Native News: “I Feel Represented”

This week on Minnesota Native News, we dive into the new hit series Reservation Dogs, which is mid-way through its first season. Reservation Dogs is an all-indigenous production. Diego Luke reports.


MN Native News: A Protest and a Play

MN Native News: A Protest and a Play

This week on Minnesota Native News, the Line Three protest comes to the capitol and – New Native Theater takes its new show to the street.


MN Native News: Leadership Program Opens Applications

MN Native News: Leadership Program Opens Applications

Applications for the 12th cohort of the Native Nations Rebuilders Program are now open. The program is operated by the Native Governance Center.

And the Native American Community Clinic in Minneapolis is now requiring COVID-19 vaccinations for its health center staff.


MN Native News: In My Shoes

MN Native News: In My Shoes

This week on Minnesota Native News, the sound of young people growing and community healing. Laurie Stern reports on a new production that will soon be available for all to see


MN Native News: Up to Bench and Back to the Land

MN Native News: Up to Bench and Back to the Land

This week on Minnesota Native News, a new state judge brings a wealth of Indian Country expertise and a new partnership gives Native students a place to practice traditional ways.


MN Native News: New Initiative Hires Director and Artists Selected for Residency

MN Native News: New Initiative Hires Director and Artists Selected for Residency

A new initiative focused on enhancing reporting on violence against Native women and girls in the United States has chosen a new director.
And the Minnesota Historical Society announces recipients for the 2021 Native American Artist-in-Residence program.


MN Native News: Fond Du Lac Band Of Lake Superior Chippewa’s Proposal To Expand Elk Population

MN Native News: Fond Du Lac Band Of Lake Superior Chippewa’s Proposal To Expand Elk Population

This is Minnesota Native News, I’m Marie Rock. This week on Minnesota Native News, we hear about the Fond Du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa’s proposal to reintroduce elk to its reservation and surrounding area in an effort to build the elk population in Minnesota. We speak with the band’s wildlife biologist Mike Schrage for more on the repopulation effort. Here’s reporter Cole Premo.


MN Native News: Podcasts and Big Conversations

MN Native News: Podcasts and Big Conversations

The podcast, Indigenized Connections On Air, examines tribal issues and leadership through a lens of Economic Development.

And the Counter Stories podcast recently featured an in-depth conversation about Indian Boarding Schools and their Intentional Trauma.


MN Native News: Taking a Stand: Water and Sculpture

MN Native News: Taking a Stand: Water and Sculpture

This week on Minnesota Native News, Ojibwe tribes take a stand for wild rice and a sculpture takes shape at the Walker Art Center.


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