Melissa Townsend

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  • Username: melissa-ampers
  • PRX Member
  • Role: Producer/Reporter: Independent

Recent Pieces from Melissa Townsend

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Minnesota Native News: New Grant, New Book and New Exhibit (05:00)
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This week on Minnesota Native News we hear about a big boost to a handful of organizations working with Native communities. We also hear about a new book from Cheryl Minnema ...
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Minnesota Native News: Native Leaders Address Public Safety Concerns in South Minneapolis (02:51)
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This week on Minnesota Native News we hear about what urban Native leaders in South Minneapolis are doing about public health problems connected to the great number of people ...
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Minnesota Native News: Review of the Movie "Joker" (02:17)
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Gerry Zink is 16 year old. He’s Mnicoujou [mini-CON—joo] Lakota from Cheyenne River. And he’s a comics aficionado. He has recently started posting his movie reviews on ...
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Minnesota Native News: Public Safety Concerns in South Minneapolis & Gotham City (05:00)
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This week on Minnesota Native News we hear about what urban Native leaders in South Minneapolis are doing about public health problems connected to people who are homeless ...
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Minnesota Native News: A Report from the Recent Native American Journalism Association Conference (05:00)
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This week on Minnesota Native News, reporter Melissa Townsend tells us about the 35th Annual Native American Journalists Association Conference hosted at the Shakopee ...
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Minnesota Native News: Fixing What's Broken (05:00)
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This week on Minnesota Native News we hear how the White Earth and Leech Lake Bands of Ojibwe continue their efforts to straighten out a costly mistake involving the state ...
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Minnesota Native News: Indigenous Superheroes & Villains (04:59)
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The Minnesota Indian Womens’ Resource Center recently teamed up with Hennepin County Library to host an Indigenous Comic Book Workshop in Minneapolis. Youth ages 12 and over ...
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Minnesota Native News: Plans for Leech Lake Superfund Site (04:59)
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Leech Lake Community members recently meet with E-P-A officials to discuss the path forward for cleaning up tribal land, contaminated decades ago by hazardous waste from ...
Caption: The Minnesota based organizers of Mni ki wakan are planning their 3rd conference in August., Credit: mni ki wakan

Minnesota Native News: Indigenous Leadership (04:59)
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This week on Minnesota Native News we hear the latest in an effort to connect global indigenous work on water, Minnesota Chippewa Tribe election results and the anniversary ...
Caption: Native students from South High in Minneapolis have published a book of poetry, prose and artwork., Credit: Mid-Continent Oceanographic Institute

Minnesota Native News: Books & Hoops (05:00)
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This week on Minnesota Native News: young Native writers in Minneapolis publish a book and Leech Lake Tribal college gears up for another winning basketball season.