Shifting from a position of privilege as a white, educated, male professional to the marginalized status of a trans, self-employed woman, opened her eyes to the previously invisible people
For a week in July, a group of young East African women experienced the Boundary Waters Canoe Area for the first time, during a four-night, five-day canoe trip. The young women paddled 39 miles,
Rosy Simas’s latest multimedia dance project, “Weave,” threads individual Native histories with “the interdependent nature of our world.” The world premiere is at the Ordway Theater in
For 10 years, Shannon Gibney has been researching a novel, letting the story sit and marinate, and then finally writing “Dream Country.”The process started even more than ten years ago. When
I come from a long line of people impacted by arbitrary borders. Both my maternal and paternal grandparents grew up in colonial Kenya along the borders of what was then known
The themes throughout the varied experiences of Pat Marble's long life are about being comfortable, inquisitive, and interested in the spaces around her. Marble was born in Indiana in 1912 and lived
As leader of the Honor the Earth organization, Winona LaDuke has been focused for several years on the issue of Enbridge’s desire to put an oil pipeline through
My parents were sharecroppers in the Mississippi Delta. Their parents were sharecroppers. Their grandparents were slaves. I was blessed to have met my great-grandmother, who
A few years ago I bought the book “An Indigenous Peoples’ History of the United States,” by Dr. Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz, which was a 2015 American Book Award winner. I had
Growing up in Duluth, patches of wilderness were around every corner. As a white woman, I had unlimited access to safe, green spaces. I grew up exploring nature in my
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