Minnesota Native News

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Latest Episodes

Manidoominens: Still Beading After 10,000 Years
October 21, 2020

MANIDOOMINENS: STILL BEADING AFTER 10,000 YEARS is an exhibit in Duluth that has been a year in the making. And as with most events, it had to be re-thought out and adjusted for life in the pandemic.

Growing the Phillips Community
October 14, 2020

This week on Minnesota Native News, we check in with two promising developments. First, there’s a new urban farm with a focus on indigenous food and medicine. And second, an update on housing in the American Indian Cultural Corridor.

Virtual College Fair and Native Voting
October 07, 2020

The 2020 Native American College Fair goes virtual… And Lt Governor Peggy Flanagan talks about the significance of the Native vote….

MN Counties are penalized for not complying with ICWA
September 30, 2020

A recent report from the state of Minnesota shows nearly half of Minnesota Counties that border reservations are not protecting federal rights of vulnerable Native children and their families.

A Covid Patient's Story
September 23, 2020

This week on Minnesota Native News, concern about falling off the Covid cliff and the story of how one patient is slowly climbing back to health

Mind-Body Connection Retreat
September 16, 2020

Indigenous Lotus builds community and encourages strength and healing through yoga and mind-body connection, and will be hosting a retreat in October. Plus... a reminder to fill out and be counted in the 2020 US census.

Dr. Birx Visits Fond Du Lac Tribe & Vision Maker Media’s Online Native Film Fest
September 01, 2020

This week on Minnesota Native News, a top COVID-19 federal health official, Dr. Deborah Birx, recently visited Minnesota, and talked about her experience with the Fond du Lac tribe in Duluth. We also hear about an online native film festival that features

Prestigious McKnight Arts Award Goes to Anishinaabe Writer Marcie Rendon
August 26, 2020

Marcie Rendon has just been awarded the McKnight Distinguished Artist Award for 2020. She is the first Native woman ever to receive the award. Rendon is a citizen of the White Earth Nation who lives in south Minneapolis. She is a mother, grandmother, gre

Talking Sexual Health
August 11, 2020

Last month, the Indian Health Board of Minneapolis had a virtual watch party on social media, bringing together viewers to see what community members are saying about sexual health and and related topics, including why it’s difficult to talk about sex.

New Beginnings in Minneapolis
August 05, 2020

This week on Minnesota Native News, new leadership at the Minnesota Indian Women's Resource Center and plans for a new shelter in the Phillips neighborhood.