Indigenous

Chris Stark

CALL: Chris Stark on Love as Healing and Space as Memory

Treat each other with true kindness and humility and gentleness and love, because that is our way forward. That is how we are going to find ways to heal the harm that has been inflicted on so many of us, and the land, and the water.

  • 04/18/2022
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Sovereign Science

Instead of relying on governments, Indigenous scientists and allies gather water quality data themselves.

  • 02/28/2022
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Ethnobotany and Grief

Rising temperatures, melting ice caps, and invasive species are not interested in bargaining for our survival.

  • 12/28/2021
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Nancy Marie Beaulieu: Protector of Treaties

She stated that the executive leaders violated the tribe’s constitution, which holds that leaders will conserve and preserve the tribe’s resources for the well-being of its people.

  • 11/30/2021
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Turtle Island Stories: The Sustainable Agriculture Movement

By doing this work, Harvest Nation assumes a receiving role within the large movement known as Rematriation, the returning of seeds to their mother land to be reunited with the earth and its people.

  • 11/21/2021
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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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Gender-based Violence Resources

Resources recommended by our writers for assistance, action, and learning.

  • 09/23/2021
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Writing for Generations

Twenty years ago, the main characters — Ojibwe cousins Sher and Kris — emerged during a short writing exercise. It

  • 09/20/2021
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Legislative Update: MMIR Office Established

As loyal Minnesota Women’s Press readers are aware, we have been actively covering the stories of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Relatives (MMIR). We included our first Transforming Justice alert in June encouraging readers to engage with the issue of legislative budget for an MMIR office to be established.

  • 07/09/2021
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Circle of Grandmothers

An image is never just an image, it means so many things all at the same time.

  • 06/26/2021
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Juneteenth Messages

Two compelling Juneteenth messages

  • 06/25/2021