Northern Voices: Celebrating Ties to Minnesota's Northland

Series produced by Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE

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'Northern Voices: Celebrating Ties to Minnesota's Northland,' shares sustainable practices, traditions, and indigenous and ancestral ways of life of Northern Minnesotans.

'Northern Voices: Celebrating Ties to Minnesota's Northland,' shares sustainable, traditional, indigenous, and ancestral practices of Northern Minnesotans. Through these conversations, 'Northern Voices' celebrates the richness of individual, organizational, and communal ways of life within the region.


26 Pieces

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Today, I drive down to Hackensack to talk to a family that is cooking up traditional Thai food. I’ve been to the restaurant a few times with my fam...

  • Added: Jun 12, 2019
  • Length: 10:00
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Next time, I go to Hackensack to visit Udom’s Thai Restaurant where I talk with Udom and her family about Thai cooking. We’ll talk about the magic ...

  • Added: Jun 12, 2019
  • Length: 01:30
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Today, I head out to Cass Lake to talk with Brandy Toft, she’s the Environmental Deputy Director for the Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe. She works on se...

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  • Added: Jun 03, 2019
  • Length: 10:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Next time, I speak with Brandy Toft, the Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe’s Environmental Deputy Director. And we’ll chat about the band’s solar projects ...

  • Added: Jun 03, 2019
  • Length: 01:30
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Marco Good went out on his own many years ago to live more simply and to learn the old logging style using horses. He’s done a lot, and now he pass...

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  • Added: May 20, 2019
  • Length: 10:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Next time, I speak with Marco Good. He moved to the north woods in the seventies to learn the old style of logging done with horses.

  • Added: May 20, 2019
  • Length: 01:30
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Today, I head up 169 to Mountain Iron for the annual Earth Fest put on by the Iron Range Partnership for Sustainability. I’ll highlight a few of th...

  • Added: May 20, 2019
  • Length: 10:00
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Next time, I speak with Marlise Riffel with the Iron Range Partnership for Sustainability about the annual Earth Fest in Mountain Iron.

  • Added: May 20, 2019
  • Length: 01:30
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Today, I get to visit a bakery and a small farm both operated by Jay Rigdon and Erik Heimark. I expect there to be many ways in which they’re resou...

  • Added: Apr 30, 2019
  • Length: 10:00
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Next time, I speak with Jay Rigdon and Erik Heimark who operate Maple Ridge Produce & Maple Ridge Baking Co. - their own farm and bakery. Join me...

  • Added: Apr 30, 2019
  • Length: 01:30
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I visit Virginia, MN to speak with the Rutabaga Project Manager, Kelsey Gantzer. She tells me all about the various initiatives that the Rutabaga p...

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  • Added: Apr 30, 2019
  • Length: 10:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Next time, I speak with Kelsey Gantzer with the Rutabaga Project out of Virginia, MN. The project works to increase access to healthy foods for eve...

  • Added: Apr 30, 2019
  • Length: 01:30
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Today I get to spend some time at Great Expectations School in Grand Marias where storyteller and children’s book author, Rose Arrowsmith Decoux is...

Bought by KUMD


  • Added: Apr 30, 2019
  • Length: 10:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Next time, I speak with Rose Arrowsmith Decoux, children’s book author and storyteller. Join me for Northern Voices where Rose will talk about he...

  • Added: Apr 30, 2019
  • Length: 01:30
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Today, I talk with Frank Bibeau, he is an attorney with an incredible depth of knowledge and he and his wife are water protectors. Frank has inheri...

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  • Added: Apr 09, 2019
  • Length: 10:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Next time, I speak with Frank Bibeau, who is, among many things, an attorney and water protector. He has inherited a wild rice and smoked white fis...

  • Added: Apr 09, 2019
  • Length: 01:30
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Today, I talk with Sara Pajunen ( pī yŏŏ nĭn ) - violinist, composer and sound artist who lives in Duluth. Today we’re going to talk about her Fi...

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  • Added: Apr 09, 2019
  • Length: 10:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Next time, I speak with Sara Pajunen: violinist, composer and sound artist who lives in Duluth. Join me for Northern Voices where Sara talks with m...

  • Added: Apr 09, 2019
  • Length: 01:30
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Today, I talk with JoDan Rousu, whose family has been collecting and preparing maple syrup, or sugarbushing, for years. I meet up with him in Calla...

Bought by WTIP


  • Added: Apr 09, 2019
  • Length: 10:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Next time, I speak with JoDan Rousu from White Earth, who’s family has been making maple syrup for decades. Join me for Northern Voices and hear Jo...

  • Added: Apr 09, 2019
  • Length: 01:30