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Lower Sioux Indian Community Reclaims Land and More
February 24, 2021

This week on Minnesota Native News - Lower Sioux Indian Community reclaims 114 acres, a summer opportunity for Native college students and a timely review for TV watchers.

The Color Red for MMIWR
February 09, 2021

Reporter Leah Lemm speaks with three survivors about the significance of the color red in the search and honoring of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Relatives.

Line 3 Protests Continue
February 03, 2021

This week on Minnesota Native News, a look at why many people in Indian Country oppose Line Three.

COVID News from Indian Health Services and Honors for a Past Mentor
January 27, 2021

This week on Minnesota Native News, we hear how the vaccine roll out is going at regional Indian Health Services clinics and we honor the life of Laura Waterman Wittstock.

A Special Report from MN Native News: Decision-Making and the COVID-19 Vaccine
January 26, 2021

A Special Report from MN Native News: Decision-Making and the COVID-19 Vaccine. This program was made possible by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota and is a co-production of TPT | NOW and Ampers, Diverse Radio for Minnesota’s Communities.

Dr. Mary Owen On Importance Of Native Community Accepting COVID Vaccine
January 20, 2021

This week on Minnesota Native News, we hear from a native medical expert and leader, Dr. Mary Owen, who discusses the importance of the COVID-19 vaccination for the native community.

Vaccination Rollout and Indian Country Reacts to the Attack on the US Capitol
January 13, 2021

COVID 19 Vaccine rollout in MN is underway. And Indian Country responds to the attack on the U.S. Capitol building in Washington DC on January 6th. Reporter Leah Lemm has these stories.

Line 3 Construction Stops in Aitkin County
December 23, 2020

In early December - after years of resistance from many tribes and Native communities - Enbridge Energy company began construction on the new Line 3 oil pipeline in northwestern Minnesota. But work on one section recently stopped because of an Ojibwe cer

Good News for Leech Lake and Wonder Woman Fans
December 16, 2020

This week on Minnesota Native News, we hear the story behind the nearly 12,000 acres of land slated to be repatriated to the Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe and a preview of the new Wonder Woman movie coming out over the holidays.

New Catalog Encourages Shoppers to Buy Native
December 09, 2020

A new catalog from the Minnesota Indigenous Business Alliance highlights Native artist products and shops in time for the busy shopping season.