Indigenous

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Sheila Lamb: The View From Cloquet

I did not feel vindicated that my testimony was proven correct but a deep sadness that what was foretold has come to be.

  • 03/25/2021
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Sen. Mary Kunesh: A Central Issue

I felt I had no choice but to address the violence that has for too long destroyed so many families in Minnesota and across Turtle Island.

  • 03/25/2021
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Invisibility in the Silence of Grief, Loss, and Rage

“If we do not move past the dysfunction in our communities, there will continue to be victimization.”

  • 03/25/2021
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Conversation With Rep. Heather Keeler

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.

  • 03/25/2021
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Patina Park: A Healing Budget

“To fix over 500 years of trauma and its impact, we need everyone.”

  • 03/25/2021
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Generational Healing

Policies are good, but educating about the perception of Native women in society needs to happen.

  • 03/25/2021
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What the Data Shows

There were between 27 and 54 actively missing American Indian women and girls in Minnesota
in any given month from 2012 to 2020.

  • 03/25/2021
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Roots of the Crisis

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.

  • 03/25/2021
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Halee Kirkwood: A Sense of Belonging

Place is defined by the stories we tell, and each place has a story that must be told.

  • 03/25/2021
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Photo Gallery: Ne-Dah-Ness Rose Greene

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.

  • 03/25/2021
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Tania Aubid, Water Protector

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.

  • 03/25/2021
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Why I Am a Safe Harbor Navigator

I joined the Minnesota Safe Harbor system as a navigator, which makes me feel like I can help change the lives of our vulnerable populations on a larger scale.

  • 03/25/2021