The movement to rebuild Indigenous Food Sovereignty is getting help from many sources. This week on Minnesota Native News, reporter Emma Needham shares a story on writers and community partnerships working to bring back Native food practices in Minnesota.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.