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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Caption: Jesse Quaderer is a three-time Garden Warrior at Dream of Wild Health Farm. , Credit: Melissa Townsend
This week on Minnesota Native News - a new program to curb sex trafficking on reservations, GED prep goes mobile in Red Lake casinos and teens lear...

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  • Added: Aug 12, 2014
  • Length: 05:00
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This week on Minnesota Native News we get the latest developments with the proposed Sandpiper oil pipeline, actions to push the University of Minne...

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  • Added: Aug 12, 2014
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This week on Minnesota Native News: honoring AIM Activists in St. Paul, remembering a tragedy at Sandy Lake and Native men take the stage in Minne...

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  • Added: Aug 06, 2014
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This week on Minnestoa Native News - Red Lake seeks federal assistance for flood damage, mounds in St. Paul get national attention and a W-N-B-A st...

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  • Added: Jul 30, 2014
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This week on Minnesota Native News: developments in the Sandpiper Pipeline project, a movement to restore the vote for ex-offenders and creating a ...

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  • Added: Jul 23, 2014
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This week on Minnesota Native News — Chippewa bands halt waste water from the Mesabi nugget plant, Little Earth gets into the restaurant business a...

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  • Added: Jul 16, 2014
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Caption: Safe Harbor, Credit: Manolo Guijarro
This week on Minnesota Native News we hear about possible changes to the laws that prosecute trafficked girls and boys, how new B.I.A. rules might ...

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  • Added: Jul 09, 2014
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Caption: Red Lake Chairman Darrell Seki, Credit: Melissa Townsend
This week on Minnesota Native News: Next steps after the Washington football team trademark ruling, the first initiatives from the new Red Lake Nat...

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  • Added: Jul 02, 2014
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Caption: An Image from Rosie Simas's "We Wait in Darkness".
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
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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
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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
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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
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Caption: Author Jim Northrup
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
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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
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