Lisa Johnson

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Recent Pieces from Lisa Johnson

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MN Reads: "The Language Warrior's Manifesto" by Anton Treuer (15:47)
From: KUMD

When you lose your language, you lose more than just words. You lose the words you use to hold weddings and funerals and welcome children. You use the words that shape and ...
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In the Spirit of Medicine: I just knew something wasn't right (06:38)
From: KUMD

Women are from Venus, men are from Mars. That’s true in personal interactions, but it’s also true when it comes to heart disease. Most heart disease studies have been done ...
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In the Spirit of Medicine: I won't miss my opportunity next time (06:12)
From: KUMD

I was trying to get my jack under the car without kneeling and I didn’t want to have my pants wet all day in the clinic. I finally got my jack under the car next to her jack ...
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MN Reads: "Picnic in Venice" by Konnie Ellis (13:33)
From: KUMD

The protagonist in Konnie Ellis's book Picnic in Venice "finds her way in the world through art."
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MN Reads: "Kotimaa: Homeland" by Mark Munger (10:42)
From: KUMD

Our guest this morning is Mark Munger, and he's written the final chapter in his Finnish American trilogy, Kotimaa: Homeland.
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MN Reads: "Christmas in Minnesota" edited by Marilyn Ziebarth and Brian Horrigan (11:56)
From: KUMD

"An embarassment of riches." That's what retired MNHS Press editor Marilyn Ziebarth and exhibit curator Brian Horrigan had to wade through when they concieved of a book to ...
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MN Reads: "A to Zåäö" by Tara Sweeney and Nate Christopherson (15:11)
From: KUMD

Curiosity, collaboration, the language we all speak - artist and author Tara Sweeney talks about it all.
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In the Spirit of Medicine: The Red Guitar (07:37)
From: KUMD

In the Spirit of Medicine features the essays of Dr. Arne Vainio, an enrolled member of the Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe and a family practice doctor on the Fond Du Lac ...
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Journey to Wellness: "regular, constant, and ongoing dialogue between tribal nations and the U" (14:16)
From: KUMD

Tadd Johnson laughs and says he's at an age where he doesn't mind speaking truth to power.
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MN Reads: "Walking the Old Road" by Staci Lola Drouillard (17:57)
From: KUMD

What so many of the people I interviewed longed for - what I long for - is the ability to return to the place where our ancestors lived and be welcomed there, as part of the ...