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Alicia Kozlowski: Leading With Heart

Growing up, Alicia Kozlowski was exposed to sicknesses including racism, violence, depression, and substance abuse. She also saw her grandmother

  • 08/01/2019
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The Cycle of Our Justice

“A Nation is not conquered until the hearts of its women are on the ground.” — Cheyenne proverb  Shakopee Women’s Prison

  • 07/01/2019
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Hearts of Our People

The new ground-breaking exhibit, “Hearts of Our People,” at the Minneapolis Institute of Art (Mia), offers a look at how

  • 07/01/2019
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Being a Doula to the Next Economy

In Fort McMurray, near the Canadian oil fields where mostly men live and work, a phone directory features 10 pages

  • 06/01/2019
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Roaring into the past

“Sham battle my arse!,” exclaimed my adoptive grandmother. I had found an old, yellowing newspaper atop a box rolling down

  • 06/01/2019
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Peggy Flanagan: Feminist Mom-in-Chief

To get to the office of Minnesota Lieutenant Governor Peggy Flanagan, a wide-eyed writer must first pass through the official

  • 03/01/2019
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Native Feminists Talk About Excellence

In applying for grants or competing for opportunities to exhibit, perform, or publish, artists often confront an ambiguous concept —

  • 03/01/2019
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Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women

The February 14 Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women’s march and rally brought attention to the fact that murder is the

  • 02/01/2019
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Healing: Generational Trauma, The Chord Of Silence

TRIGGER WARNING: This is a story, among other things, about childhood sexual abuse My ancestry is a crazy quilt —

  • 02/01/2019
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We Ride to Heal

On December 26, 1862, soldiers in Mankato followed the orders of President Abraham Lincoln. The largest mass execution in U.S.

  • 02/01/2019