Minnesota Native News Featured Stories

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Individual stories from Minnesota Native news that make up the weekly newscasts.

Individual stories from Minnesota Native news that make up the weekly newscasts.


48 Pieces

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  • Added: Aug 31, 2018
  • Length: 02:06
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Treaty Rights, Climate Justice, and Decolonization were discussed in packed house in Duluth.

  • Added: Aug 31, 2018
  • Length: 02:34
Caption: Sharon Day completes this year's Nibiwalk along the Wisconsin River., Credit: Chas Jewett
Bois Forte Ojibwe Grandmother Sharon Day has just finished this year’s Nibiwalk. It was an 11 day journey — 387 miles along the Wisconsin River.

  • Added: Aug 28, 2018
  • Length: 01:08
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This week, we listen in on a Twin Cities musician who just completed an impressive kickstarter push for her new E.P.

  • Added: Jul 26, 2018
  • Length: 03:48
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In other news, it’s official for Bde Maka Ska, the lake formerly known as Lake Calhoun in south Minneapolis.

  • Added: Jul 26, 2018
  • Length: :38
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The Duluth Art Institute hosts the work of three widely known artists in its current exhibit.

Bought by KFAI, Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE, WGZS, and KSRQ


  • Added: Jul 19, 2018
  • Length: 01:58
  • Purchases: 4
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Theater company, Turtle Theater Collective, produces a rendition of Our Town, an American Classic

  • Added: Jul 19, 2018
  • Length: 02:56
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Minneapolis Police Try New Strategy to Connect with Urban Native Community

  • Added: Jul 12, 2018
  • Length: 02:06
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Native Farm Bill Coalition Makes Headway in DC

  • Added: Jul 12, 2018
  • Length: 02:16
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Treasure Island Resort & Casino Hosts Native American Heritage Night with the Saint Paul Saints at CHS Field in Saint Paul.

Bought by KFAI and WGZS


  • Added: Jun 26, 2018
  • Length: 02:13
  • Purchases: 2
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Poet and current Guggenheim Fellow, Joan Naviyuk Kane, teaches at the Minnesota North Woods Writing Conference in Bemidji.

Bought by WGZS


  • Added: Jun 26, 2018
  • Length: 02:56
  • Purchases: 1
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And a group visits the Vatican to request the revocation of the Doctrine of Discovery.

Bought by KMOJ-FM


  • Added: Jun 07, 2018
  • Length: 02:06
  • Purchases: 1
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A playwright and actor talks about an upcoming theater festival.

Bought by KMOJ-FM


  • Added: Jun 07, 2018
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1
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A new early headstart and preschool focusing on Dakota language is opening in the Lower Sioux community.

Bought by KMOJ-FM


  • Added: Jun 07, 2018
  • Length: 01:48
  • Purchases: 1
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Tribes band together to support healthy activity in St Paul MN

  • Added: May 23, 2018
  • Length: :56
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Minnesota Native News continues its reporting on legislative , tribal and agency efforts to help women victimized by the sex trade.

Bought by KUMD, Bois Forte Tribal Community Radio, Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE, KMSU, KSRQ and more


  • Added: May 01, 2018
  • Length: 05:01
  • Purchases: 10
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This week on Minnesota Native News, we hear from Sean Sherman, The Sioux Chef, who is a finalist for a national culinary award. Here’s reporter Col...

Bought by WGZS


  • Added: Mar 31, 2018
  • Length: 02:58
  • Purchases: 1
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This week on Minnesota Native News, we hear about Native American Church’s lawsuit against the TSA and how it resulted in better training for scree...

Bought by WGZS


  • Added: Mar 31, 2018
  • Length: 02:14
  • Purchases: 1
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A grassroots effort to help people struggling with opioid addiction is expanding from Minneapolis to Duluth. Since 2016 Natives Against Heroin has ...

Bought by KKWE Niijii Radio and WGZS


  • Added: Mar 07, 2018
  • Length: 01:10
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Fort Snelling Historic Site is slated for a make-over., Credit: Doug Kerr
Dakota Leaders Partner with MN Historical Society to Reimagine the Ft. Snelling Historic Site.

Bought by KKWE Niijii Radio and WGZS


  • Added: Mar 07, 2018
  • Length: 02:28
  • Purchases: 2