Spirituality/Nature

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Out of the Sierra

The decisions that they have to make on a daily basis about what to assimilate into, and what to resist, is something that comes out viscerally in small moments everywhere you look in that community.

  • 01/25/2023
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Poem: “Glacier”

We are not accustomed to the sea, so we describe it like a sky.

  • 01/25/2023
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From Soil to Stars: A Conversation with Erin Sharkey

I wanted to stretch the boundaries of what nature writing was.

  • 01/25/2023
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Snowed In

I am a national award–winning snow sculptor and the captain of Team Kwe, an all-Indigenous competitive snow sculpting team. I

  • 11/29/2022
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What I Learned About Missing and Murdered Indigenous Relatives

My new documentary, “Bring Her Home,” is now available on Twin Cities Public Television (TPT).

  • 11/21/2022
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Faith & Fight: Barbara Satin Spent Decades Advocating for Trans Inclusion in Church Communities

As a devout Catholic who spent time in the seminary in her late teens, Satin says she knew that there was little room for women in leadership in the Catholic church and absolutely no acceptance of a transgender person.

  • 05/28/2022
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The Human Chain

There was no cell service. I knew I had to move fast.

  • 03/28/2022
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Who Controls Your Stomach?

I think this was his way to tell me that in my life, there were people who would try to control my stomach, my Black body. I have been taught that we, as Black people, reflect and realize what destiny is and how people in power can never take that away.

  • 03/28/2022
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Communities Without Borders

Eventually, I began to imagine what could happen if the 650,000 sisters across the world had resources to address root causes of poverty. Sisters are already in place, living and working in areas of greatest need.

  • 02/28/2022
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Elder to Ancestor

My internalized oppressions shamed and screamed, “You did not do enough! Do something! Do more!”

  • 11/30/2021
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The Stone Tomahawk

Excerpted from “The Stone Tomahawk” in Linda LeGarde Grover, “Gichigami Hearts: Stories and Histories from Misaabekong” from the University of Minnesota Press, October 2021.

  • 10/27/2021
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Preserving Land to Protect Water

As conservationists like to say, we are “moving the needle.”

  • 10/27/2021