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National Native American Boarding School Healing Coalition in Mpls

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National Native American Boarding School Healing Coalition

The recent discovery of children buried in unmarked graves in residential schools in Canada has prompted calls to action in both Canada and United States. We have been looking specifically at Indigenous people in Minnesota whose families have been affected by boarding schools. Michael Lyons is the producer of Boozhoo Nana Boozhoo and he recently talked with Maggie Montgomery about his grandparent's experience.

We also checked in with a MN based nonprofit - The National Native American Boarding School Healing Coalition - and talked with executive director Christine Diindiisi McCleave.

Heidi Holtan is News and Public Affairs Director for Northern Community Radio. She is on-air host and executive producer for the Morning Show and is also responsible for our local presence on All Things Considered and As It Happens. She produces thoughtful segments like Dig Deep and Strong Women.