I did not feel vindicated that my testimony was proven correct but a deep sadness that what was foretold has come to be.
“If we do not move past the dysfunction in our communities, there will continue to be victimization.”
I do not want to keep having marches to remember these beautiful women and relatives because something awful happened to them. We have to be proactive.
There were between 27 and 54 actively missing American Indian women and girls in Minnesota
in any given month from 2012 to 2020.
The investigative work of today is not just for those who are being hurt now — it is for ancestors and to prevent harm to those who are on their way.
I intend to put communities in control of their stories and in positions to feel safe so we can discuss our traumas and find ways to heal together.
When they took down the trees, to me that is an act of genocide. That is a declaration of war against the Ojibwe — to push this pipeline through.
If an immigrant is convicted even of a non-violent or minor offense, many years later that conviction can lead to deportation orders.
Over the last five years, 60 percent of officer-involved shootings occur in Greater Minnesota.
What is the difference between aquaponic, hydroponic, and aeroponic growing?
I was shocked because I had never seen my state in any sort of queer history. Since then, I strive to bring forward the visibility of rural queer people.
2021: Year of Regeneration — What we have now, from micro to human level, is a selective process in which a small percentage will thrive. Moving to a regenerative mindset is about infusing long-term life and activity into the whole.