Native News

Through much of his life, Migizi Pensoneau was keenly aware of the mis-representation or lack of representation of Native Americans in the media.  He's now a screenwriter and producer who works toward righting the wrongs of mainstream media.  His comedy group, The 1491s, creates and distributes content that shines a light on Native American stereotypes and inspires cultural awareness, cultivating social change and deeper understanding through comedy and

Let's Visit is Northern Community Radio way of sharing various communities and places in our broadcast region with our listeners.  This past month, Let's Visit focused on Remer, MN.  Remer is more than a palindrome.  It's a quaint, small town with a penchant for Bigfoot that serves as many students in the school district as there is population in the community itself.  Northland Community Schools serves children from Outing, Boy River, Longville, and Federal Dam.

Lori Rose Martin-Kingbird graduated from Trek North High School in Bemidji last spring.  She was recently crowned First Runner-up in the Miss Indian World Competition in Albequerque, NM.  She stopped by the KBXE studio to chat about the experience! 

Star Tribune

The Ikidowin Indigenous People's Task Force(IPTF) Youth Theater Ensemble brings their production,"We will do it for the Water!"to the Reif Center Grand Rapids Friday morning at 10a.m. and again Friday afternoon at 1p.m. The multi-modal experience illuminates the culture and history of Ojibwe and Dakota people in terms of their commitment to protecting water.

As Program Manager for First People's Fund, Jeremy Staab works to improve native communities by helping  native artists realize their transformational potential and succeed in the business of art. With tools, educational opportunities and resources for native artists, First People's Fund is positively impacting the lives, the economy and the spirit of whole communities. 

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