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Playlist: Leah Lemm's Reel

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Leah Lemm's reel from MN Native News.

Minnesota Native News: Collaboration Brings Arts Festival to The Ave

From Ampers | Part of the Minnesota Native News series | 05:00

Organizations along the American Indian Cultural Corridor have collaborated with NorthernLights.MN to bring the late night arts festival… Northern Spark… to Franklin Avenue.

Manifesto_small Organizations along the American Indian Cultural Corridor have collaborated with NorthernLights.MN to bring the late night arts festival… Northern Spark… to Franklin Avenue.

Minnesota Native News: Recruitment for Twin Cities Native Lacrosse Underway, and Ogema Organics Focuses on Food Sovereignty

From Ampers | Part of the Minnesota Native News series | 05:00

Coming up, Twin Cities Native Lacrosse is recruiting new players and getting the word out about the sport.

And, a food sovereignty initiative, grounded in community, strives to increase both food independence… and accessibility to Native foods.

Img_7210_ogema_small Coming up, Twin Cities Native Lacrosse is recruiting new players and getting the word out about the sport. And, a food sovereignty initiative, grounded in community, strives to increase both food independence… and accessibility to Native foods.

Minnesota Native News: Film Series Presents "Awake: A Dream From Standing Rock"

From Ampers | Part of the Minnesota Native News series | 05:00

On March 29th, the Augsburg Native American Film Series, along with director Myron Dewey, presents Awake: A Dream from Standing Rock. The film documents the events at Standing Rock and the Dakota Access Pipeline from the water protector’s perspective. Here’s Reporter Leah Lemm with the story.

Screen_shot_2019-03-20_at_12 On March 29th, the Augsburg Native American Film Series, along with director Myron Dewey, presents Awake: A Dream from Standing Rock. The film documents the events at Standing Rock and the Dakota Access Pipeline from the water protector’s perspective. Here’s Reporter Leah Lemm with the story.

Minnesota Native News: Honoring Missing and Murdered Indigenous People

From Ampers | Part of the Minnesota Native News series | 05:00

February fourteenth is a day dedicated to remembering Missing Murdered Indigenous Women, Girls, and People. Marches and gatherings happen all around the state, the US, and Canada.

Data reveal the murder rate of American Indian/Alaskan Native women is almost 3 times that of non-Hispanic White women.

And Minnesota is one of the top ten states in the U.S. with the highest case number of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls.

Reporter Leah Lemm attended the solidarity walk in Bemidji.

Mnn_mmiw_small February fourteenth is a day dedicated to remembering Missing Murdered Indigenous Women, Girls, and People. Marches and gatherings happen all around the state, the US, and Canada. Data reveal the murder rate of American Indian/Alaskan Native women is almost 3 times that of non-Hispanic White women. And Minnesota is one of the top ten states in the U.S. with the highest case number of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls. Reporter Leah Lemm attended the solidarity walk in Bemidji.

Minnesota Native News: Native Feminist Artists Dialogue Features Many Voices

From Ampers | Part of the Minnesota Native News series | 05:00

An engaging conversation featuring prominent Native artists… inspires audience members to reflect on their own artistry.

Img_6572_small An engaging conversation featuring prominent Native artists… inspires audience members to reflect on their own artistry.

Minnesota Native News: Native Youth Display Photography And A Language Teacher Reaches Learners Through Social Media

From Ampers | Part of the Minnesota Native News series | 05:00

Youth display their photography at the Dr. Robert Powless Cultural Center in Duluth,
And a language teacher finds his own way to reach language learners…

Img_6109_small Youth display their photography at the Dr. Robert Powless Cultural Center in Duluth, And a language teacher finds his own way to reach language learners…

Minnesota Native News: Midterm Elections Make History And A New Play Makes Its Premiere

From Ampers | Part of the Minnesota Native News series | 05:00

We’ll hear from Minnesotans and their reactions to Lieutenant Governor-elect Peggy Flanagan’s historic election…
And, a new play by a Navajo playwright makes its world premiere in the Twin Cities…

Saint-paul-capitol_small We’ll hear from Minnesotans and their reactions to Lieutenant Governor-elect Peggy Flanagan’s historic election… And, a new play by a Navajo playwright makes its world premiere in the Twin Cities…

Minnesota Native News: A Minneapolis Organization Promotes Breast Cancer Awareness and the Rez Reporter Talks Comedy

From Ampers | Part of the Minnesota Native News series | 05:00

An organization based in Minneapolis is raising breast cancer awareness with “Indigenous Pink Day” …

And, comedian Rob Fairbanks talks about the power of humor…

Mnn_20181024_pic_small An organization based in Minneapolis is raising breast cancer awareness with “Indigenous Pink Day” … And, comedian Rob Fairbanks talks about the power of humor…

Minnesota Native News: Per Cap Patrol Inspires, and Guitarist Combines Jazz and Visual Art

From Ampers | Part of the Minnesota Native News series | 05:00

Concerned community members come together to show support to those battling addiction in Mille Lacs, and jazz guitarist Briand Morrison talks about his and his father’s art.

Img_5072_small Concerned community members come together to show support to those battling addiction in Mille Lacs, and jazz guitarist Briand Morrison talks about his and his father’s art.

Minnesota Native News: Turtle Theater Collective Presents 'Our Town,' and Three Prolific Artists Are on Display at the Duluth Art Institute

From Ampers | Part of the Minnesota Native News series | 05:00

Theater company, Turtle Theater Collective, produces a rendition of 'Our Town,' an American Classic. And the Duluth Art Institute hosts the work of three widely known artists in its current exhibit.

Mnn_img_4104_small Theater company, Turtle Theater Collective, produces a rendition of 'Our Town,' an American Classic. And the Duluth Art Institute hosts the work of three widely known artists in its current exhibit.

Minnesota Native News: Poet Joan Naviyuk Kane Joins North Woods Writing Conference, & Treasure Island Resort & Casino Presents Native American Heritage Night.

From Ampers | Part of the Minnesota Native News series | 05:00

Poet and current Guggenheim Fellow, Joan Naviyuk Kane, teaches at the Minnesota North Woods Writing Conference in Bemidji…
And Treasure Island Resort & Casino Hosts Native American Heritage Night with the Saint Paul Saints at CHS Field in Saint Paul.

Img_3739__1__small Poet and current Guggenheim Fellow, Joan Naviyuk Kane, teaches at the Minnesota North Woods Writing Conference in Bemidji… And Treasure Island Resort & Casino Hosts Native American Heritage Night with the Saint Paul Saints at CHS Field in Saint Paul.

Minnesota Native News: New Language School Opens, Theater Festival Announced, and Youth Visit Rome

From Ampers | Part of the Minnesota Native News series | 05:00

A new early headstart and preschool focusing on Dakota language is opening in the Lower Sioux community…
A playwright and actor talks about an upcoming theater festival…
And a group visits the Vatican to request the revocation of the Doctrine of Discovery.

Toddler-hands-coloring_925x__1__small A new early headstart and preschool focusing on Dakota language is opening in the Lower Sioux community… A playwright and actor talks about an upcoming theater festival… And a group visits the Vatican to request the revocation of the Doctrine of Discovery.

Minnesota Native News: Native Artist Talk Series Showcases Careers

From Ampers | Part of the Minnesota Native News series | 05:00

Making a career in the arts can be a challenge, but Native Artists are found flourishing in the sector. There are many lessons to learn from them - from combating misconceptions to the necessity of art for community health. Reporter Leah Lemm has the story about this program hosted by The University of Minnesota Twin Cities Department of American Indian Studies.

Mnn_pic_small Making a career in the arts can be a challenge, but Native Artists are found flourishing in the sector. There are many lessons to learn from them - from combating misconceptions to the necessity of art for community health. Reporter Leah Lemm has the story about this program hosted by The University of Minnesota Twin Cities Department of American Indian Studies.

Minnesota Native News: New Art Exhibit on Display, Native Women to be Honored, and a Response to Proposed Wild Rice Water Standards.

From Ampers | Part of the Minnesota Native News series | 05:00

This week on Minnesota Native News: The artwork of Julie Buffalohead is on display at the Bockley Gallery, three Native women are being honored for their work in the community, and the newly proposed wild rice water rule amendments fall short.

Pexels-photo-355808_small This week on Minnesota Native News: The artwork of Julie Buffalohead is on display at the Bockley Gallery, three Native women are being honored for their work in the community, and the newly proposed wild rice water rule amendments fall short.

Minnesota Native News: Art-Making to Honor Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women

From Ampers | Part of the Minnesota Native News series | 05:00

Violence against Native people is disproportionately high. The CDC reports for the year 2014 that homocide was the fourth leading cause of death in American Indian and Alaskan Native Women ages twenty five to thirty four. And the third leading cause of death in ages five to twenty-four.

With statistics like these, Native families are more likely to have stories in their own circle of family and friends. But communities are coming together to build deeper relationships and gain a louder voice around the issue by marching… and creating art together.

Img_2113_small Violence against Native people is disproportionately high. The CDC reports for the year 2014 that homocide was the fourth leading cause of death in American Indian and Alaskan Native Women ages twenty five to thirty four. And the third leading cause of death in ages five to twenty-four. With statistics like these, Native families are more likely to have stories in their own circle of family and friends. But communities are coming together to build deeper relationships and gain a louder voice around the issue by marching… and creating art together.

Minnesota Native News: Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe State of the Band Address and Youth Digital Photography Exhibit

From Ampers | Part of the Minnesota Native News series | 05:00

Governor Mark Dayton has appointed key Mille Lacs Band Police leader to the Minnesota Board of Peace Officer Standards and Training. And the art and photography exhibit of Mazinaakizige: American Indian Teen Photography Project is on display at Two Rivers Gallery.

Img_1637_2_small Governor Mark Dayton has appointed key Mille Lacs Band Police leader to the Minnesota Board of Peace Officer Standards and Training. And the art and photography exhibit of Mazinaakizige: American Indian Teen Photography Project is on display at Two Rivers Gallery.

Minnesota Native News: Native Governance Center Announces Ninth Native Nations Rebuilders Cohort

From Ampers | Part of the Minnesota Native News series | 04:59

A group of leaders from Minnesota’s tribal communities have the opportunity to hone and develop their leadership skills as part the Native Nations Rebuilders program.

20171031_image_for_mnn_ngc_small A group of leaders from Minnesota’s tribal communities have the opportunity to hone and develop their leadership skills as part the Native Nations Rebuilders program.

Minnesota Native News: Solar Energy with Robert Blake

From Ampers | Part of the Minnesota Native News series | 05:00

Solar energy professional Robert Blake discusses solar power opportunities, social justice, and his entrepreneurial and life goals of making solar power available to all.

Img_0356_small Solar energy professional Robert Blake discusses solar power opportunities, social justice, and his entrepreneurial and life goals of making solar power available to all.

Minnesota Native News: Indigenous Food Network Expands into Schools

From Ampers | Part of the Minnesota Native News series | 04:59

The Indigenous Food Network aims to introduce and increase traditional Native food in Minneapolis schools and youth programs.

20171018_mnn_small The Indigenous Food Network aims to introduce and increase traditional Native food in Minneapolis schools and youth programs.