Minnesota Native News Featured Stories

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Individual stories from Minnesota Native news that make up the weekly newscasts.

Individual stories from Minnesota Native news that make up the weekly newscasts.


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And… September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month. The Division of Indian Work in Minneapolis speaks to the need and availability of culturally ...

Bought by WOUB


  • Added: Sep 04, 2019
  • Length: 02:59
  • Purchases: 1
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This week… the McKnight Foundation’s 2019 Distinguished Artist Award goes to a Native artist for the first time.

  • Added: Sep 04, 2019
  • Length: 02:00
Caption: Deb Foster and Jasmine Grika
Leah and Cole talk about what is was like when their own family fostered Native kids. They introduce us to people from every part of the foster car...

Bought by KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle, KMSU, KUMD, KQAL, WTIP and more


  • Added: Jul 31, 2019
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 6
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American Indian Community Housing Organization hopes to gather community to celebrate spiritual and physical role of nibi - water.

Bought by KFAI


  • Added: Jan 24, 2019
  • Length: 01:06
  • Purchases: 1
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A cross-cultural group of neighbors talk about the Dakota history of Lake Hiawatha in Minneapolis. How will the conversation impact the redesign of...

  • Added: Jan 23, 2019
  • Length: 01:19
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For possibly the first time ever, the Minnesota Chippewa Tribe has convened all 11 Ojibwe and Dakota tribes in Minnesota to protect wild rice in th...

  • Added: Jan 23, 2019
  • Length: 03:26
Caption: Clyde Bellecourt sits in front of an exhibit at the AIM Interpretive Center., Credit: Melissa Townsend
A new exhibit of photos provides a look into cultural education programs for Native inmates at Stillwater Prison in the 1960s and 70s.

  • Added: Jan 23, 2019
  • Length: 03:36
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Jazz guitarist, Briand Morrison, talks about his and his father’s art.

  • Added: Sep 12, 2018
  • Length: 02:04
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Concerned community members come together to show support to those battling addiction in Mille Lacs.

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Sep 12, 2018
  • Length: 03:02
  • Purchases: 1

  • Added: Aug 31, 2018
  • Length: 02:06
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Treaty Rights, Climate Justice, and Decolonization were discussed in packed house in Duluth.

  • Added: Aug 31, 2018
  • Length: 02:34
Caption: Sharon Day completes this year's Nibiwalk along the Wisconsin River., Credit: Chas Jewett
Bois Forte Ojibwe Grandmother Sharon Day has just finished this year’s Nibiwalk. It was an 11 day journey — 387 miles along the Wisconsin River.

  • Added: Aug 28, 2018
  • Length: 01:08
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This week, we listen in on a Twin Cities musician who just completed an impressive kickstarter push for her new E.P.

  • Added: Jul 26, 2018
  • Length: 03:48
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In other news, it’s official for Bde Maka Ska, the lake formerly known as Lake Calhoun in south Minneapolis.

  • Added: Jul 26, 2018
  • Length: :38
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The Duluth Art Institute hosts the work of three widely known artists in its current exhibit.

Bought by KFAI, Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE, WGZS, and KSRQ


  • Added: Jul 19, 2018
  • Length: 01:58
  • Purchases: 4
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Theater company, Turtle Theater Collective, produces a rendition of Our Town, an American Classic

  • Added: Jul 19, 2018
  • Length: 02:56
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Minneapolis Police Try New Strategy to Connect with Urban Native Community

  • Added: Jul 12, 2018
  • Length: 02:06
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Native Farm Bill Coalition Makes Headway in DC

  • Added: Jul 12, 2018
  • Length: 02:16
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Treasure Island Resort & Casino Hosts Native American Heritage Night with the Saint Paul Saints at CHS Field in Saint Paul.

Bought by KFAI and WGZS


  • Added: Jun 26, 2018
  • Length: 02:13
  • Purchases: 2
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Poet and current Guggenheim Fellow, Joan Naviyuk Kane, teaches at the Minnesota North Woods Writing Conference in Bemidji.

Bought by WGZS


  • Added: Jun 26, 2018
  • Length: 02:56
  • Purchases: 1