Minnesota Native News

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Each week Minnesota Native News looks at social, economic, cultural, health issues and more facing Minnesota’s Native American communities. By informing and educating all Minnesotans about events, activities, and issues in Minnesota’s Native American communities this program interweaves the Native American culture into the rest of the communities of the state.

By looking at what is happening today in Native American communities as well as looking back in time, Minnesota Native News will help to educate all Minnesotans about the culture that helped to shape our state, how the current issues are impacting the state today, and will help everyone to make informed decisions about the future.


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This week on Minnesota Native News: Minnesota Chippewa Tribe election news, tribes shaping medical research, challenges facing Native performers, a...

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  • Added: Jun 25, 2014
  • Length: 05:02
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This week on Minnesota Native News -- new developments with Enbridge oil pipelines, an uptick in the number of Natives with college scholarships a...

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  • Added: Jun 19, 2014
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This week we hear about protests over a Minneapolis play, Native Sovereignty 101 for state college leaders and high honors for a gifted community h...

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  • Added: Jun 11, 2014
  • Length: 05:00
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This week on Minnesota Native News: The state lottery's online expansion, a new approach to Native health, the Fond Du Lac Band's land swap and the...

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  • Added: Jun 04, 2014
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This week we hear about Honor the Earth losing a battle against a proposed pipeline, tribes learning how to handle newly legal medical marijuana an...

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  • Added: May 28, 2014
  • Length: 05:00
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This week we honor our veterans, get the news out of Red Lake, and hear a few stories from the end of the Minnesota legislative session.

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  • Added: May 21, 2014
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In this week's newscast we visit a Get Out the Tribal Vote concert, hear new business opportunities for American Indians and, now that it's finally...

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  • Added: May 21, 2014
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This week on Minnesota Native News: Indigenous students at a former boarding school try to set the record straight and Minnesota Indian educators t...

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  • Added: Apr 23, 2014
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Graduation rates are up for Native students across Minnesota, Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College gets NASA money, the Boise Forte Band is clo...

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  • Added: Feb 26, 2014
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This week on Minnesota Native News: there's a new credit union helping people get on their feet on the Bois Forte Reservation, Midwest Indian count...

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  • Added: Feb 19, 2014
  • Length: 04:57
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This week on Minnesota Native News: Poet and writer Jim Northrup talks about his new book, Prairie Island Indian Community's concerns over nuclear ...

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  • Added: Oct 24, 2013
  • Length: 05:03
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Coming up on Minnesota Native News, author and activist Christine Stark takes a deeper look into the lives of young Native women lured to prostitut...

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  • Added: Oct 17, 2013
  • Length: 05:04
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On this week's Minnesota Native News, a special report from WTIP Radio in Grand Marais about sex-trafficking of Native American women on the ships ...

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  • Added: Oct 10, 2013
  • Length: 04:56
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The Minnesota History Center takes a unique approach to teaching Dakota and Ojibwe history learn about efforts to improve healthcare problems plag...

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  • Added: Oct 03, 2013
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The White Earth Nation votes on a new constitution, The University of Minnesota and the Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe discuss the future of wild rice a...

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  • Added: Sep 26, 2013
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On this week's Minnesota Native News, a housing unit developed for Native American elders, controversy about the Minnesota wolf hunt, and the Juel...

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  • Added: Oct 30, 2013
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On this week's Native News, the 10th annual children and returning adoptees powow, a dispute between the city of Duluth and the Fond du Lac band of...

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  • Added: Nov 07, 2013
  • Length: 05:00
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Find out who's supporting members of the American Indian Community in their fight against the NFL, a look at Native life through the lens of a Minn...

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  • Added: Nov 13, 2013
  • Length: 05:00
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Find out how President Obama plans to work with Native American tribes to strengthen economic development, UCare, one of Minnesota's largest health...

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  • Added: Nov 27, 2013
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The White Earth Band of Ojibwe's new constitution impacts citizenship requirements, a Minnesota author serves up recipes from Indigenous foods, and...

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  • Added: Dec 04, 2013
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