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New Indigenous-Led Operatic Film Portrays the Life of Zitkála-Šá

It is the first opera to include lyrics in the Dakota language.

  • 10/13/2022
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Minnesota’s History of Co-ops

Today Minnesota is home to a network of 45 co-ops, working with more than 200 organic farms.

  • 10/27/2021
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On Being Timeless

I believe the only way to harness time is by linking ourselves to something eternal.

  • 08/24/2021
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Outer Experiences

There is, however, another layer to the mission: explore what it means to be a Black Minnesotan.

  • 04/23/2021
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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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Minnesota Woman of History: Nellie Francis

Since every month at Minnesota Women’s Press is about acknowledging the accomplishments of women, we are not doing anything unique to commemorate Women’s History Month — but we will honor the stories of a few local historical women, starting with Nellie Griswold Francis.

  • 03/01/2021
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VIEW: Three Stories of the Hard Kind of Love

What might love for place teach us about the people whom we learn to ignore?

  • 02/22/2021
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1992: The Supreme Court ruling on abortion

Justice Harry Blackmun warned that Roe v Wade was only one vote away from being completely overruled. “I am 83 years old, and I cannot remain on this court forever.”

  • 10/31/2020
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Mapping Urban Art

“I didn’t realize that I would have an understanding of an archive as having a role in changing society.”

  • 08/25/2020
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Narratives for the Future

Do you understand that your quality of life and your survival are tied to how authentic and generous the connections are between you and the people and place you live with and in?
— adrienne maree brown, “Emergent Strategy”

  • 08/25/2020
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Dance Pioneer: Loyce Houlton

It has been 25 years since the passing of Loyce Houlton, who made a significant contribution to the cultural landscape of Minnesota and the world of dance.

  • 04/24/2020
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My Communist Roots

Communism promised an equitable society with workers enjoying the fruits of their labors. Everyone would have housing, health care, education. There would be no discrimination against women, or religious minorities, or people of different ethnic backgrounds.

  • 02/24/2020