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Playlist: What's Good Ampers?

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A weekly updated collection of great programming from AMPERS and it's 18 Member stations!

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Short programs

Area Voices: Nik Nerburn discusses MNartists.org

From Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE | Part of the Area Voices series | 10:46

Nik Nerburn is a documentary storyteller, a photographer, a blogger and a filmmaker. He's also the Greater Minnesota Outreach Associate for MNartists.org. MNartists.org is a website that is home to art, writing, project opportunities and conversations by, for and about Midwestern artists working in every discipline. He spoke with us on the morning show about the many ways MNartists.org is a powerful resource for artists living all across the Midwest and specifically how it can be a resource for rural artists.

Nik_n__2__small Nik Nerburn is a documentary storyteller, a photographer, a blogger and a filmmaker. He's also the Greater Minnesota Outreach Associate for MNartists.org. MNartists.org is a website that is home to art, writing, project opportunities and conversations by, for and about Midwestern artists working in every discipline. He spoke with us on the morning show about the many ways MNartists.org is a powerful resource for artists living all across the Midwest and specifically how it can be a resource for rural artists.

Freaque

From Radio K | Part of the Behind the Scenes with MN Musicians: Off-Mic & On-Camera series | 10:30

Freaque stopped by our studio (http://www.radiok.org/instudios/) to chat about the blues, nostalgic pianos, and pokin' keys with pencils. Recorded 8.30.19 at Radio K. http://radiok.org

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Freaque_small Freaque stopped by our studio (http://www.radiok.org/instudios/) to chat about the blues, nostalgic pianos, and pokin' keys with pencils. Recorded 8.30.19 at Radio K. http://radiok.org

Journey to Wellness in Indian Country: saying goodbye to "helicopter research"

From KUMD | Part of the Journey to Wellness in Indian Country series | 10:07

When you think of world-class medicine in Minnesota, you probably think of the Mayo Clinic in Rochester. But Johns Hopkins has just opened up a center here in Duluth, and the new director is also an adjunct professor here at UMD.

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When you think of world-class medicine in Minnesota, you probably think of the Mayo Clinic in Rochester. But Johns Hopkins has just opened up a center here in Duluth, and the new director is also an adjunct  professor here at UMD.

Not only is the Johns Hopkins Center for American Indian Health Great Lakes Hub good news for the 11 Ojibwe bands it's partnering with, Director Melissa Walls is excited about rewriting the script when it comes to research projects and tribal people.  And she's keeping her hand in as an adjunct professor and guest lecturer at UMD's Center for American Indian and Minority Health and the Medical School, now second in the nation for successfully graduating Native American medical doctors, to make the most of those partnerships as well.

Missing & Murdered Indigenous Women - A Tragedy

From KSRQ | Part of the Northwest Minnesota Arts Council Corner series | 11:00

Shalese (Shu-leese) Snowden of Warroad, MN - a student at a Wisconsin college majoring in Indigenous Studies and Legal Studies - discusses her undergraduate research, which is focused on missing and murdered indigenous women. The current NWMAC art exhibit at Northland Community & Technical College – Thief River Falls campus – is based on domestic violence and missing and murdered indigenous women.

Nwmac_logo_small Shalese (Shu-leese) Snowden of Warroad, MN - a student at a Wisconsin college majoring in Indigenous Studies and Legal Studies - discusses her undergraduate research, which is focused on missing and murdered indigenous women. The current NWMAC art exhibit at Northland Community & Technical College – Thief River Falls campus – is based on domestic violence and missing and murdered indigenous women.

Boozhoo Nana Boozhoo: Amik - a Story of How the Beaver Got Its Tail

From Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE | Part of the Boozhoo Nana Boozhoo series | 06:14

Today on Boozhoo Nana Boozhoo we hear a story from Natasha and Nana Boozhoo. This Ojibwe language podcast is created by Michael Lyons and supported by the MN Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.

Boozhoo_nana_boozhoo_small Today on Boozhoo Nana Boozhoo we hear a story from Natasha and Nana Boozhoo. This Ojibwe language podcast is created by Michael Lyons and supported by the MN Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.

Elevated Art in the Far North!

From KSRQ | Part of the Northwest Minnesota Arts Council Corner series | 08:44

Teens in Thief River Falls, MN are being "elevated" through art, thanks to a grant from the Northwest Minnesota Arts Council (NWMAC). Thief River Falls residents Mary Sieckert and Kelsey Brateng enthusiastically share details!

Nwmac_logo_small Teens in Thief River Falls, MN are being "elevated" through art, thanks to a grant from the Northwest Minnesota Arts Council (NWMAC). Thief River Falls residents Mary Sieckert and Kelsey Brateng enthusiastically share details!

Sarah Agaton Howes

From Bois Forte Tribal Community Radio | 04:11

Sarah Agaton Howes is an Anishinaabe artist, teacher, and community organizer from Fond du Lac Reservation in Minnesota. She is widely known for her moccasin, beadwork, and regalia classes connecting the community through art. As an Inspired Natives collaborator, Sarah brings together the Ojibwe timeless tradition with contemporary design to make heirloom usable art.

Sarah_small Sarah Agaton Howes is an Anishinaabe artist, teacher, and community organizer from Fond du Lac Reservation in Minnesota. She is widely known for her moccasin, beadwork, and regalia classes connecting the community through art.  As an Inspired Natives collaborator, Sarah brings together the Ojibwe timeless tradition with contemporary design to make heirloom usable art.


Longer programs

SMSC's Rebecca Crooks-Stratton Announces Narrative Change Initiative Understand Native Minnesota

From Ampers | Part of the Minnesota Native News Special Editions series | 13:19

The Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community's Understand Native Minnesota is a new multi-million dollar philanthropic campaign to improve the Native American narrative taught in K-12 schools. The narrative change initiative was introduced by it's campaign leader and SMSC's Secretary/Treasurer Rebecca Crooks-Stratton during the 35th annual Minnesota Indian Education Association (MIEA) Conference 2019 on Thursday November 14th, 2019.

Rebeccacrooksstratton_small The Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community's Understand Native Minnesota is a new multi-million dollar philanthropic campaign to improve the Native American narrative taught in K-12 schools. The narrative change initiative was introduced by it's campaign leader and SMSC's Secretary/Treasurer Rebecca Crooks-Stratton during the 35th annual Minnesota Indian Education Association (MIEA) Conference 2019 on Thursday November 14th, 2019.

Mid West Music Fest 2019: Graveyard Club

From KQAL | Part of the The Live Feed series | 33:01

On this episode of The Live Feed we continue our coverage of the 2019 Mid West Music Fest with Graveyard Club. This Minneapolis based bands sound pulls from 80s pop and new wave, science fiction and even 50s crooners. We talk about their new album which will be released this summer, a new tour and we even discuss the existence of bigfoot. Air Date: 06/05/19.

20190505_005909_small On this episode of The Live Feed we continue our coverage of the 2019 Mid West Music Fest with Graveyard Club. This Minneapolis based bands sound pulls from 80s pop and new wave, science fiction and even 50s crooners. We talk about their new album which will be released this summer, a new tour and we even discuss the existence of bigfoot. Air Date: 06/05/19.

Michael Lyons: the Man Behind Boozhoo Nana Boozhoo

From Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE | Part of the Area Voices series | 22:00

Michael Lyons is an artist, author and puppeteer using his talents to spread knowledge and understanding of Ojibwe language and culture. His puppets Nana Boozhoo and Natasha share skits and music and conversations in their podcast and on their YouTube channel that educate their fans on Anishinaabe words, stories and history. They've been featured on the morning show since August and we've loved the magic they add to our mix of national news and local features. In this segment, Michael shares excerpts from his family's history that inspired his passion for spreading awareness of Anishinaabe culture and shaped his multi-faceted view of Indian boarding schools.

Michael_lyons_small Michael Lyons is an artist, author and puppeteer using his talents to spread knowledge and understanding of Ojibwe language and culture. His puppets Nana Boozhoo and Natasha share skits and music and conversations in their podcast and on their YouTube channel that educate their fans on Anishinaabe words, stories and history. They've been featured on the morning show since August and we've loved the magic they add to our mix of national news and local features. In this segment, Michael shares excerpts from his family's history that inspired his passion for spreading awareness of Anishinaabe culture and shaped his multi-faceted view of Indian boarding schools.

From Soup to Nuts, it's the Campbell Public Library of East Grand Forks, MN!

From KSRQ | Part of the Community Voices series | 13:44

Campbell Library Director Charlotte Helgeson reveals the hottest new books of the week and what to do when you're" bored"; the antidote is "board" games!

Community_voices_small Campbell Library Director Charlotte Helgeson reveals the hottest new books of the week and what to do when you're" bored"; the antidote is "board" games!

Author Ivor Davis Discusses Manson Family in Manson Exposed!

From KSRQ | 31:11

Glen Braget chats with American based Foreign correspondent Ivor Davis, author of Manson Exposed: A Reporter’s 50-Year Journey into Madness and Murder. Davis shares his first hand accounts of covering the Manson murders and the bizarre court trial that followed.

Manson_small Glen Braget chats with American based Foreign correspondent Ivor Davis, author of Manson Exposed: A Reporter’s 50-Year Journey into Madness and Murder. Davis shares his first hand accounts of covering the Manson murders and the bizarre court trial that followed.