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Minneapolis–St. Paul in Dakota and Ojibwe

The Minneapolis–Saint Paul metropolitan area is home to one of the largest and most tribally diverse urban American Indian populations, numbering well over 35,000. The size of the Twin Cities’ indigenous population boomed as a result of the 1956 Indian Relocation Act which defunded many reservation services and paid for relocation expenses to the cities in an attempt to assimilate the country’s indigenous peoples. 573 more words

Indigenous Perspectives

One Nation, Indivisible

It seems fitting to republish this on the first anniversary of the inauguration of our new president. With DACA up in the air and #shitholenations in the news, this piece feels as true now, and more urgent, perhaps, than when I first wrote it.  763 more words

Parenting

Justice Alan Page Loans Collection For 'TESTIFY' Exhibit

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A new exhibit at the Minneapolis Central Library takes a look at a part of America’s painful past.

Justice Alan Page and his wife Diane are sharing art and artifacts they have collected over the past 30 years. 375 more words

News

Downtown at Penny's Coffee

It’s been quite a while since I have written a post! After a long fall college semester, and a whirl-wind winter break, I decided I should start making time again for my blog. 302 more words

Lifestyle