Ampers

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Ampers is an association of 18 independent community radio stations in Minnesota.  Each station is locally managed and programmed by and for the local communities they serve.  Ampers is the largest network of community radio stations in the state of Minnesota and one of the largest of its kind in the United States. From Grand Marais, and Thief River Falls, to Mankato and Winona, and just about everywhere in between, we’ve got Minnesota covered. Our combined audience is about 250,000 devoted listeners.  Ampers has no affiliation with Minnesota Public Radio (MPR) and receives no financial support from MPR. 

Series

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55 Pieces

People share their personal stories, strategies and perspectives on preventing and managing diabetes, in these relatable and inspirational segments.

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Apr 12, 2017
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27 Pieces

Native Americans share their personal experiences and challenges of quitting commercial tobacco and reclaiming sacred tobacco.

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Apr 12, 2017
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30 Pieces

Memories and stories of Minnesota's Vietnam veterans.

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Oct 04, 2017
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0 Pieces

Memories and stories from Minnesota's military veterans

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Oct 21, 2019
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36 Pieces

Memories and stories from Minnesota Korea War Veterans

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Apr 06, 2020
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20 Pieces

Veterans' Voices: Minnesota in Vietnam

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: May 16, 2022
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20 Pieces

Veterans' Voices: Minnesota in World War I

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: May 16, 2022
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20 Pieces

Veterans' Voices: Minnesota in World War II

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: May 16, 2022
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22 Pieces

Native American veterans explain why protecting our land and resources is an important part of Native culture and traditions.

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Dec 29, 2016
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8 Pieces

Extended podcast versions of Kevyn Burger's interviews with some of the Minnesota Vietnam Veterans featured in the Ampers radio series

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Aug 24, 2017

Pieces

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Gary shares how he finally quit smoking after becoming an avid runner.

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  • Added: May 10, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1
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After quitting twenty years ago, Teresa says everyone must find their own way to giving up smoking.

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  • Added: May 10, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Lana speaks about the feeling of receiving a prayer when she smokes her traditional tobacco as part of ceremony.

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  • Added: May 10, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1
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David shares how he gave up commercial tobacco, and now only uses Sacred tobacco.

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  • Added: May 10, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Jennifer says as an ex-smoker, she knows she is a puff away from a pack a day.

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  • Added: May 10, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Jeff talks about being a ceremonial pipe maker and how people use their pipes in their daily lives.

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  • Added: May 10, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Robert talks about how sacred tobacco is one of the grounding and initial parts of his culture.

Bought by KIDE Hoopa Tribal Radio 91.3fm


  • Added: May 10, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Robert shares how he learned about ceremony, by asking respectful questions from the time he was a young boy.

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  • Added: May 10, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Matthew speaks about how all sacred tobacco and ceremony was outlawed until 1978, and how important it is to reclaim spiritual and cultural traditi...

Bought by KIDE Hoopa Tribal Radio 91.3fm


  • Added: May 10, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Matthew shares how sacred tobacco is offered to the creator in gratitude for everything, staring with the day’s first prayer.

Bought by KIDE Hoopa Tribal Radio 91.3fm


  • Added: May 10, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1