Minnesota Native News Special Editions

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Documentaries and features from Minnesota Native News.

Documentaries and features from Minnesota Native News.


8 Pieces

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This week on Minnesota Native News, we hear the latest after a shooting injured 6 in Minneapolis’ Little Earth community.

Bought by Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE


  • Added: May 16, 2018
  • Length: 03:41
  • Purchases: 1
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Reporter Melissa Townsend sits down with Dr. Arne Vainio and Dr. Mary Owen to talk about the rising rates of diabetes in Native communities and oth...

Bought by KKWE Niijii Radio, WTIP, and WGZS


  • Added: Mar 19, 2018
  • Length: 57:30
  • Purchases: 3
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This is a special edition of Minnesota Native News, a radio documentary about young people learning new and ancient respect for water. In this one-...

  • Added: Jan 09, 2018
  • Length: 57:17
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This is a special edition of Minnesota Native News, a radio documentary about young people learning new and ancient respect for water. In this one-...

Bought by KQAL, WTIP, KUMD, KKWE Niijii Radio, KFAI and more


  • Added: Dec 22, 2017
  • Length: 57:17
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: The new bronze statue of Chief Bemidji or Shaynowishkong will be dedicated on 6-6-15., Credit: Shaynowishkong Statue Project, Facebook.com
This is the second in a two part series about the small city of Bemidji and the work people there are doing to show that Native Lives Matter. Bemi...

Bought by KFAI, WGZS, Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE, KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle, KUMD and more


  • Added: May 25, 2015
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Pow wow dancers were on the big screen at Bemidji's Sanford Center Arena., Credit: Melissa Townsend
Across the U.S. age-old racism and inequities are once again gaining the public’s attention, with movements like Black Lives Matter. In Minnesota, ...

Bought by KFAI, KMSU, WGZS, Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE, KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle and more


  • Added: May 25, 2015
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: In 2015 More American Indians in MN Died of Drug Poisoning than in Any Other State. , Credit: MN Department of Human Services, May 2016
For over a decade, the prescription pain killer and heroin abuse crisis has had a hold on communities across the U-S. Opioid overdoses tripled betw...

Bought by KMSU, KUMD, WGZS, KFAI, KKWE Niijii Radio and more


  • Added: Jun 05, 2016
  • Length: 59:22
  • Purchases: 14
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***Beta test for website this is an old segment and not to be downloaded by stations and needs to be deleted from website once test is complete***

Bought by KZYX


  • Added: Jan 09, 2017
  • Length: 05:01
  • Purchases: 1