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. 

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Memories and stories from Minnesota's WWII Veterans

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

Family conversations exploring the question “what matters most?” to those involved in providing or receiving care in the last stages of life. Allina Health helped fund this project.

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Dec 29, 2016

Pieces

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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
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Cheyanne shares how using sacred tobacco each day in her morning prayers, helps set a good example for her children.

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  • Added: May 09, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Cheyanne speaks of the two worlds learned about growing up: one view from her grandparents’ traditions and another world at school.

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  • Added: May 09, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Jennifer hopes to help her children learn more about the prayer traditions of sacred tobacco, than the addictive aspects of commercial tobacco.

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  • Added: May 09, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Roberta shares how she keeps learning more about how to use sacred tobacco by being open and listening carefully to elders’ teachings about sacred ...

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  • Added: May 09, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1
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After losing many friends, former smoker Roberta, now encourages people to use tobacco in a traditional way, rather than smoking.

Bought by KIDE Hoopa Tribal Radio 91.3fm


  • Added: May 09, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Lena talks about how she now uses tobacco for her daily prayers, after giving up decades of smoking.

Bought by KIDE Hoopa Tribal Radio 91.3fm


  • Added: May 09, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Alex talks about some of the ways she collects and uses traditional tobacco in sacred ways.

Bought by KIDE Hoopa Tribal Radio 91.3fm


  • Added: May 09, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Alex shares the relief she experienced by giving up her smoking habit and instead using sacred tobacco as part of her daily prayers.

Bought by KIDE Hoopa Tribal Radio 91.3fm


  • Added: May 09, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1