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.


43 Pieces

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  • Added: Dec 29, 2016
  • Length: 05:02
  • Purchases: 4
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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.

  • Added: Jan 18, 2018
  • Length: 02:09
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The art and photography exhibit of Mazinaakizige: American Indian Teen Photography Project is on display at Two Rivers Gallery.

  • Added: Jan 18, 2018
  • Length: 02:23
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Fond du Lac photographer and retired wildland fire fighter Vern Northrup has a new photography exhibit in Duluth, Minnesota. It’s called Ishkode, t...

  • Added: Jan 31, 2018
  • Length: 02:23
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American Indian tribes across Minnesota may soon have a greater say in what happens at the five University of Minnesota campuses.

Bought by Bois Forte Tribal Community Radio and WTIP


  • Added: Jan 31, 2018
  • Length: 02:40
  • Purchases: 2
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MN American Indians work with Dept of Corrections for Prison Reforms

  • Added: Mar 07, 2018
  • Length: 01:51
Caption: Patina Park is the Executive Director of the MN Indian Women's Resource Center., Credit: youtube.com
MN Indian Women's Resource Center Looks to Expand Opioid Treatment program

Bought by WGZS


  • Added: Mar 07, 2018
  • Length: 01:04
  • Purchases: 1
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Mpls Native leader pens new report on educational reforms that work for urban Native youth.

Bought by WGZS


  • Added: Mar 07, 2018
  • Length: 02:47
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Fort Snelling Historic Site is slated for a make-over., Credit: Doug Kerr
Dakota Leaders Partner with MN Historical Society to Reimagine the Ft. Snelling Historic Site.

Bought by KKWE Niijii Radio and WGZS


  • Added: Mar 07, 2018
  • Length: 02:28
  • Purchases: 2
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A grassroots effort to help people struggling with opioid addiction is expanding from Minneapolis to Duluth. Since 2016 Natives Against Heroin has ...

Bought by KKWE Niijii Radio and WGZS


  • Added: Mar 07, 2018
  • Length: 01:10
  • Purchases: 2
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This week on Minnesota Native News, we hear about Native American Church’s lawsuit against the TSA and how it resulted in better training for scree...

Bought by WGZS


  • Added: Mar 31, 2018
  • Length: 02:14
  • Purchases: 1
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This week on Minnesota Native News, we hear from Sean Sherman, The Sioux Chef, who is a finalist for a national culinary award. Here’s reporter Col...

Bought by WGZS


  • Added: Mar 31, 2018
  • Length: 02:58
  • Purchases: 1
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Minnesota Native News continues its reporting on legislative , tribal and agency efforts to help women victimized by the sex trade.

Bought by KUMD, Bois Forte Tribal Community Radio, Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE, KMSU, KSRQ and more


  • Added: May 01, 2018
  • Length: 05:01
  • Purchases: 10
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Tribes band together to support healthy activity in St Paul MN

  • Added: May 23, 2018
  • Length: :56
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A new early headstart and preschool focusing on Dakota language is opening in the Lower Sioux community.

Bought by KMOJ-FM


  • Added: Jun 07, 2018
  • Length: 01:48
  • Purchases: 1
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A playwright and actor talks about an upcoming theater festival.

Bought by KMOJ-FM


  • Added: Jun 07, 2018
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1
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And a group visits the Vatican to request the revocation of the Doctrine of Discovery.

Bought by KMOJ-FM


  • Added: Jun 07, 2018
  • Length: 02:06
  • Purchases: 1
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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
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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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Native Farm Bill Coalition Makes Headway in DC

  • Added: Jul 12, 2018
  • Length: 02:16