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More Protection for Water and Burial Grounds
May 05, 2021

This week on Minnesota Native News, two important decisions that affect Native lands - and a Twin Cities park acknowledges the sacred.

7 Generation Games Expands Platform
April 28, 2021

7 Generation Games has been creating educational games for students and schools across the country. The games blend math, language, and Indigenous history. In November of 2020, the U.S. Department of Agriculture awarded the company a $1 Million COVID-19 R

Flanagan Addresses Grief, White Earth Deals with Homelessness and a New Exhibit About Canoes Opens at the U
April 21, 2021

This week on Minnesota Native News, White Earth works to deal with homelessness, Flanagan addressed a grieving state and a new exhibit celebrates indigenous engineering.

Virtual Indigenous Film Series
April 13, 2021

Duluth Superior Film Festival Is Partnering Again With The American Indian Community Housing Organization (AICHO) For A Virtual Indigenous Film Series. Reporter Leah Lemm recently had a conversation with Local filmmaker Khayman Goodsky, who will host t

Community Through Conversation
March 31, 2021

MN Native News produces a weekly Special Edition called COVID 19 Community Conversations. Throughout the pandemic, many have shared how their personal and professional lives have been impacted. Reporter Leah Lemm and host of Community Conversations shares

The Time to Rebuild is Now
March 24, 2021

This week on Minnesota Native News, the latest on two controversial projects that affect tribal lands. And some welcome news for employees of the White Earth Nation

Indian Country in MN Reacts to Deb Haaland’s Confirmation as U.S. Secretary of the Interior
March 17, 2021

The confirmation of Deb Haaland as U.S. Secretary of Interior is a historic moment. Deb Haaland… Now Secretary Haaland… is the first Native person to hold a cabinet position in U.S. History. Reporter Leah Lemm has reactions to this historic event, from f

Books Books Books
March 10, 2021

Diane Wilson’s new book The Seed Keeper has now been released… And The Minnesota Native American Lives Series is celebrating its launch as well.

Toward an Inclusive K12 Education
March 03, 2021

This week on Minnesota Native News, a plan for indigenous students to get the education they deserve. I'm Marie Rock. The plan comes from Governor Tim Walz and Lieutenant Governor Peggy Flanagan. Reporter Emma Needham (Red Lake Nation) has more.