Professor, author and cultural trainer Anton Treuerstopped by the KBXE studio recently. In this segment of Area Voices: Anishinaabenaajimon, Treuer reflects on the Dakota Access Pipeline and current Minnesota pipeline activity.
While talking about pow wows with professor and author Anton Treuer, we got off on the topic of Native Americans and the US Military. Did you know that more natives serve in the armed services per capita than any other ethnic group? Click on the link for our conversation.
Pow Wow season is here! Across northern Minnesota, opportunities to attend pow wows are many. Dr. Anton Treuer stopped by the KBXE Studio recently and shared some of the history of pow wows as well as what a person might expect who has never been. Thank goodness we live in a region rich with this cultural experience.
March for Science events are taking place across the listening area and across the country this Saturday, April 22, Earth Day. We recently spoke with Jessica Hartshorn who organized the event taking place in Grand Rapids. Jessica talks about the importance of scientists and biologists in our region, how supporting science is a non-partisan issue and why supporting scientists and the work that they do matters to her.
Annie Humphrey has created a giant puppet she calls Daughter Water. She'll be walking Daughter Water between Grand Rapids and Bemidji beginning June 8. Anyone and everyone is welcome to walk along the roadsides with her and this magnificent puppet! Annie stopped by the studio to talk about her project. Click on the link to hear the interview. Below is Daughter Water's travel schedule.