April 10, 2023

MCF Member March 2023 Briefing: Indigenous Education for All

  Tribal Nations and their citizens in Minnesota are invisible to many Minnesotans. Eighty seven (87) percent of U.S. state history standards do not mention Native American history after 1900*…

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December 6, 2022

“What Does it Mean to Support Land Back Initiatives in Minnesota?”

“Land that was wrongly taken from tribes more than 100 years ago is often only returned if the tribes agree to adhere to someone else’s interpretation of what’s best for…

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August 5, 2022

Indigenous and Media Roundtable Discussion #3

  In partnership with We Are Still Here Minnesota, and MIGIZI, MPR conducted its third community conversation involving media professionals and Indigenous community members in June 2022.  Led by Indigenous…

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May 9, 2022

Native Community Grantmaking: Learning Session May 2022

Hosted by WASH-MN and MCF: Join We Are Still Here MN (WASH-MN)* and the Minnesota Council on Foundations to learn with your peers about grantmaking in Indian Country. Hear how…

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May 2, 2022

Indigenous & Media Community Roundtable 2: Leah Lemm and Scott Russell

 On Tuesday, May 3, 2022, the second session will feature Leah Lemm, Indigenous community story sharer, and Scott Russell, blogger for Healing Minnesota Stories. Using case studies and real-life…

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March 2, 2022

Media Roundtable Discussion #1 : A Truly Insightful Conversation

Click Here For: Resource List Shared With Participants

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July 15, 2021

Our Logo – Meet Moira Villard

Meet Moira (Mee-Ree) Villiard, a dynamic visual artist and proficient in a variety of artistic genres. Working with Moira to create the logo for WASHMN was fascinating. Her graphics are so thoughtful and historic; perfect for narrative change work in Minnesota. Learn the story behind our logo.

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Support Teaching All of Minnesotas History

Despite a huge collaboration of all of the WASHMN Task force and allies in 2021, a legislation bill failed. In fact, all Native-related bills failed to pass. We will continue…

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July 5, 2021

Sovereignty and Tribal Governance

Sovereignty is the authority of an Indigenous nation, often through the form of a government, over its land, people, and the economy in both the present and the future.

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