Fond du lac folies

In spite of my well known aversion to flying I did it again. Fond du Lac Follies jetted to Fayetteville, North Carolina. I passed through...

It Aint easy being indian

Writing this column for nearly 14 years now I have always been careful not to call anyone out in particular lest there be hurt...

Mpls Superintendent Speaks

Reform Working Here As leaders of the Minneapolis Public Schools (MPS), we are often surprised but pleased by the number of people who follow the...

An Interview with State Rep. Susan Allen

State Rep. Susan Allen became the first Native American (Rose Bud Sioux)?woman to serve in the Minnesota State Legislature. Allen is an attorney and...

Native film series "Where Condor Meets Eagle" a collaborative project

Every year, the Augsburg Native American Film Series (ANAFS) holds various film events that serve as a venue for Native American filmmakers and films....

WHATS NEW IN THE COMMUNITY:

Kaylee Reynolds Wins Youth of the Year (By Michael Meuers) Kaylee Reynolds will compete against other Boys & Girls Club members for the Minnesota Youth...

Federal officials close to compensating Chippewa bands for tribal land

It's taken 123 years, but the federal government is the closest it's ever been to compensating Minnesota's Chippewa bands for tribal land that the...

SMSC Organics Recycling Facility is wave of the future

Each day at lunch, children in the Prior Lake Savage School district put their leftovers and their biodegradable paper products into a special bin....

Red Sky Performances does Raven Stole The Sun

Raven Stole the Sun is being presented by New Native Theatre at Saint Paul's SteppingStone Theatre March 23-25. Written by Canadian Ojibway author, Drew...

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR:

Replay to Indian Heights Story I would like to offer some clarification for completeness sake regarding Indian Heights Park.  A few of us worked very...

Native Issues in the Halls of Government

Protect Our Manoomin The environmental threats from proposed copper-nickel mining in northeastern Minnesota will come into public view when dogsled mushers deliver petitions to the...

Fond du Lac Follies

I began seeing advertisements for a play called The Great Hurt by Carl Gawboy. It was written about boarding schools. I have long admired...

It ain't easy being indian

Another election cycle has come just in time to Rezberry saving me from fatal boredom. Very similar to U.S. political campaigns tribal politics can...

Superintendent Speaks

Dear MPS Partners and Friends, It has been said – and I firmly believe – that education is the greatest civil rights issue of our...

Community Calendar March 2012

Through March 17 Frank Big Bear Skull Paintings: an Homage to Fritz Scholder Frank Big Bear's new work. Skull Paintings: an Homage to Fritz Scholder...

Fight to save pool about saving lives

ocal community organizers, Native American community members, and the grassroots nonprofit Minneapolis Swims are fighting to save the pool located in the Phillips Community...

Indian Heights Park recognized as Dakota burial site

After over two years of controversy, compromise, and research, the City of Rochester and the Rochester Park and Recreation Department have recognized Indian Heights...

Opinion:

Winona LaDuke: On Tucson United School District's banning of ethnic books I have the distinction of becoming one of a select list of authors banned...

10-minute play about AIM stirs controversy in Mpls. Indian community

A 10-minute play by Navajo playwright Rhiana Yazzie was at the center of a controversy within the local Native American community. The play focuses...

Olympic gold medalist Billy Mills talks life lessons to Native students

Olympic gold medalist Billy Mills spoke on Jan. 13 to  Native American youth in grades 6-12 during Native American Youth Day at Hoversten Chapel,...