Minnesota Native News

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Each week Minnesota Native News looks at social, economic, cultural, health issues and more facing Minnesota’s Native American communities. By informing and educating all Minnesotans about events, activities, and issues in Minnesota’s Native American communities this program interweaves the Native American culture into the rest of the communities of the state.

By looking at what is happening today in Native American communities as well as looking back in time, Minnesota Native News will help to educate all Minnesotans about the culture that helped to shape our state, how the current issues are impacting the state today, and will help everyone to make informed decisions about the future.


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This week on Minnesota Native News, crisis may be averted at a unique home for Native women, and a Minnesota tribe sues big pharmaceutical companie...

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  • Added: Feb 02, 2018
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 3
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This week on Minnesota Native News we hear about how American Indian tribes may soon have a greater say in what happens at University of Minnesota ...

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  • Added: Jan 31, 2018
  • Length: 05:00
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Caption: Tribal communities received grants from the Super Bowl Host Committee, some with reservations.
This year thousands of football fans flooding into Minneapolis for the Super Bowl, spend money on hotels, restaurants, and souvenirs in the Twin Ci...

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  • Added: Jan 24, 2018
  • Length: 05:00
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Caption: Joe Hobot is the author of a new report about culturally specific schools for Native youth.
This week on Minnesota Native News, reducing recidivism among American Indians involved in the corrections system, and a new report examines best p...

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  • Added: Jan 18, 2018
  • Length: 05:00
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Governor Mark Dayton has appointed key Mille Lacs Band Police leader to the Minnesota Board of Peace Officer Standards and Training. And the art an...

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  • Added: Jan 16, 2018
  • Length: 05:00
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Solar energy professional Robert Blake discusses solar power opportunities, social justice, and his entrepreneurial and life goals of making solar ...

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  • Added: Jan 09, 2018
  • Length: 05:00
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Caption: This UMD report has come under fire for conflict of interest., Credit: Apexgetsbusiness.com
A report from the University of Minnesota Duluth about the proposed Line 3 oil pipeline replacement project is coming under fire over concerns abou...

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  • Added: Dec 20, 2017
  • Length: 05:00
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This week on Minnesota Native News: The artwork of Julie Buffalohead is on display at the Bockley Gallery, three Native women are being honored for...

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  • Added: Nov 28, 2017
  • Length: 05:00
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Hip Hop artist, Tall Paul, talks about his latest song and music video based on the impact the legendary athlete, Jim Thorpe, has had on his life.

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  • Added: Dec 12, 2017
  • Length: 05:00
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This week on Minnesota Native News: help for college students who want to be teachers; a potential windfall for some Native veterans; and honoring ...

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  • Added: Dec 06, 2017
  • Length: 04:59
  • Purchases: 10
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This week on Minnesota Native News: how the Native American Community Clinic in Minneapolis is dealing with the ongoing debate over the Affordable ...

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  • Added: Nov 22, 2017
  • Length: 05:00
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This week on Minnesota Native News, honoring Native veterans, celebrating Native languages and remembering beloved elders, Frannie Fairbanks and De...

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  • Added: Nov 14, 2017
  • Length: 05:00
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Caption: Chef Sean Sherman's Tatanka Truck will now be the new White Earth Market Truck on the White Earth reservation.
This week on Minnesota Native News: White Earth’s new food truck and Hennepin County Judges reach out to the urban Native community.

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  • Added: Nov 08, 2017
  • Length: 05:00
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A group of leaders from Minnesota’s tribal communities have the opportunity to hone and develop their leadership skills as part the Native Nations ...

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  • Added: Oct 31, 2017
  • Length: 04:59
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This week on Minnesota Native News, a preview of our upcoming radio documentary called “We Will Do it for the Water.”

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  • Added: Oct 24, 2017
  • Length: 05:00
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The Indigenous Food Network aims to introduce and increase traditional Native food in Minneapolis schools and youth programs.

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  • Added: Oct 17, 2017
  • Length: 04:59
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After more than a year of negotiations, Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe leaders and Mille Lacs County Administrators seem no closer to solving a policing...

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  • Added: Oct 11, 2017
  • Length: 05:00
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This Week on Minnesota Native News: redefining healthy communities, disavowing the Doctrine of Discovery and helping homeless families land on thei...

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  • Added: Jun 27, 2017
  • Length: 05:00
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The Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College has earned accreditation from the World Indigenous Nations Higher Education Consortium — or WINHEC. [W...

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  • Added: Jun 21, 2017
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Caption: Black Bears Eating Blueberries is a new Native focused publishing company based in the Great Lakes region., Credit: Blackbearsandblueberries.com
Two well-respected Anishinaabe writers and educators have started a new publishing company focused on Native stories. Tom and Betsy Peacock plan to...

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  • Added: Jun 09, 2017
  • Length: 04:59
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