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Ecolution #5: Food Sovereignty & Harvest Nation

About a billion dollars’ worth of food in the Western Lake Superior region is brought in annually. Only a million dollars of food is produced in the area.

  • 01/20/2021
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Markeela Toreen: Together Against Hunger

As one of the few casino employees who were not laid off, Toreen began looking for ways to ensure her community’s needs were met.

  • 11/25/2020

LEAP! 2020: Feeding Native Families, Empowering Native Youth

LEAP! 2020 is the Division of Indian Work’s annual fundraiser that supports its Horizon’s Unlimited (HU) Food Shelf and Youth

  • 09/28/2020
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Reflecting on Now

I feel there is no way of healing from this without the support and collaboration of others.

  • 08/25/2020
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Winona LaDuke: A Leader of the Green Revolution

At one time, Minnesota had 11 hemp mills, in towns like Winona and Stillwater.

  • 06/24/2020

About the World Without George Floyd

This week, many of the people who contribute to our story sharing are deeply engaged in the community — in protest, in grief, in rage, in solidarity.

  • 05/29/2020
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A Conversation With Annie Humphrey

Right now, I am feeling a need to be more in a survival mode, to help my family, with knowledge passed down.

  • 04/24/2020

“The Night Watchman” Book Release Celebration with Louise Erdrich

Plymouth Congregational Church 1900 Nicollet Ave S in Minneapolis Join Birchbark Books and Literary Witnesses for the premiere book release

  • 03/01/2020
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Native Foodways

I was born to a mother whose Dakota ancestry defined how she interacted with nature. It was inherent. Walks in

  • 01/26/2020
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Listen: Changemakers Gala

Nearly 150 women gathered on December 5, 2019, in celebration of five special honorees who were recognized by Minnesota Women’s

  • 12/23/2019
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Reclaiming Native Art

“Native people are collected in Natural History museums because that is how we have always been viewed. It helps to perpetuate that idea of us being extinct.”

  • 11/26/2019
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Two-Spirit and Indigenous Fashion

A Conversation With Delina White (Leech Lake) LGBTQ+ content is made possible by Ellie Krug In June 2019, Delina White’s clothing

  • 10/27/2019