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Boozhoo Nanaboozhoo Video: Red Lake and the Migration Story

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A puppet podcast by Michael Lyons, supported by the MN Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund

Michael Lyons is the creator of the puppet podcast Boozhoo Nanaboozhoo. This year, he's creating videos for KAXE/KBXE. We'll learn Ojibwe culture and language and get to see for ourselves the wonderful relationship of Natasha and Nanaboozhoo.

Today Emily tells us the story of how Red Lake got its name. Red Lake in Ojibwe is Miskwaagamiiwi-Zaaga’iganiing.

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Heidi Holtan has worked at KAXE/KBXE for over 22 years. She currently helms the Morning Show as News and Public Affairs Director where she manages producers, hosts local interviews and programs, oversees and manages web stories and establishes focus areas of programming like phenology, clean energy, Indigenous voices, Strong Women, local foods, clean energy, economic development and more. Heidi is a regional correspondent for WDSE/WRPT's Duluth Public Television’s Almanac North. In 2018 Heidi received the “Building Bridges in Media” award from the Islamic Resource Group for her work on KAXE/KBXE hosting conversations about anti-Muslim movements in rural Minnesota. During the pandemic, Heidi hosted 14 months of a weekly statewide conversation on COVID-19 for the AMPERS network.