Strong Women

Conversations with women about their lived experience in northern Minnesota.  Search your podcast sources for Strong Women.

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Lavender Hunt

We continue our Strong Women series with a family of women who are making their mark in business, in culture and in fashion.  Laura Connelly and I got to spend an hour talking with Delina, Lavender and Snowy about their connection to the past, their business and what it means to be strong.  Check out I Am Anishinaabe to find out more. 

Sarah Smarsh CreditPaul Andrews

I was knocked out by Sarah Smarsh's new book "Heartland:  A Memoir of Working Hard and Being Broke in the Richest Country on Earth".  It woke me up to the fact that most of what is written about women, written about being rural, is coming from white men.  Sarah doesn't shy away from the fact that she is white, and what that means to her growing up.  But she looks at things like what the term white trash implies.  What being a teenage mother does to a woman in a rural area.  One of my favorite parts of our conversation was at the end wh

We continue our Strong Women series with an analysis of a focus group recently held at KAXE in Grand Rapids.  Laura Connelly lead the conversation - she's a recipient of a Bush Fellowship and studies and leads conversations with a focus on human-centered design.

Strong Tasha

May 31, 2018
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We continue our series with strong women in northern MN with Grand Rapids Council member Tasha Connelly.  She tells us what led her to run for office and a couple of important issues facing the city of Grand Rapids. 

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