Red Lake to build affordable housing in Minneapolis

The Red Lake Nation announced in mid-August that it will develop a former hardware warehouse site in south Minneapolis into a large housing and...

September Whats New in the Community

NACDI announces new All My Relations Gallery Director The President and CEO, Robert Lilligren, of the Native American Community Development Institute (NACDI) announced the appointment...

Missouri River threatened by DAPL

It’s 2016, and the weight of American corporate interests has come to the Missouri River, the Mother River. This time, instead of the Seventh...

Measure twice, cut once: carpenters and Summit Academy students

No one wants to hear the word “Oops” uttered at a construction site. And not at healthcare and medical facilities, either. So printed on a...

August

Thru Aug. 25 Child/Adolescent Drum Circle Anishinaabewiwin Co-leaders: Megan Eastman, MSW, LICSW, (Apsaalooke’/Crow) and Joel Harris, Ph.D. (Seneca/ Haudenosaunee). A drum group inviting boys and girls...

Not a Teddy Bear Indian

It’s weird how things work out. Or don’t. First off, I didn’t think I would still be around to write the above so in...

August and Sept

Aug. 12-14 Grand Portage Rendezvous Days Program and Powwow Music, dancing, craft demonstrations, and hands-on workshops will be held at the Grand Portage National Monument Rendezvous...

Finding Our Way Home Through Healing Trauma

It’s that time of year that many healing ceremonies are happening. I find myself contemplating where home is. This month, I’m going to explore...

Protecting our water

In my May column, I promised to write more about the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) investigation into Minnesota’s compliance with the federal Clean...

Nimiikinaa: Riding for the land

In July Winona LaDuke, executive director of Honor the Earth, lead a horse ride along Enbridge’s proposed route for Sandpiper and Line 3 in...

Dollar General and Enbridge Company take hits from courts

It may be time to work with Native people. Two court decisions, one at the US Supreme Court and another in Canada’s federal appeals...

MN State Representative Flanagan Speaks at DNC Philadelphia, PA – White...

Philadelphia, PA – White Earth citizen and Minnesota State Representative Peggy Flanagan made history as the first Native American woman to address the Democratic...

August Whats New

Danielle Grant Named CEO of AchieveMpls AchieveMpls, the strategic nonprofit partner of Minneapolis Public Schools, has announced the selection of Danielle Grant as the organization’s...

OPOS Tours & Travel makes “Mni Sota” culture/history come alive

It worked for Henry Wadsworth Longfellow back in 1855. It’s working again for OPOS (Our People, Our Story) Tours and Travel of Bloomington. By blending...

Protect your teens with vaccinations

Have you scheduled a back-to-school doctor visit for your preteen or teen? As kids get older, the protection from some of their childhood vaccines begins...

A Perfect Earth

I dream often of a perfect Earth... one that is simply itself, a supreme being that pulses and embodies all animals, plants, rock, and...

Freedom and Liberation

It’s that time of year that we celebrate freedom and liberation. I’d be anti-American if I say I didn’t support this, but for Native...

Stop Trump

Looking back on the past 50 years or so of American politics, I can’t recall as horrific a development as the rise of Donald...

Native Documentary Shorts Screening

In Progress and the Sundance Institute will show a curated selection of Native short documentaries by Sundance Film Festival alumni. The films represent a...

Peace and Dignity Journey runners come through Minnesota

Peace and Dignity Journeys are spiritual runs that embody the prophecy of the Eagle and Condor. The prophecy mandates that at this time all...