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Using philosophy, literature, art, music, history and language across our programs, events and partnerships—we focus on what unites us not divides us, in Minnesota and beyond. Keep reading to get to know our work and explore our blog.
May. 7, 2019 By Ally Kann
For Accurate Narratives of Disability, Let People Speak for Themselves
When I was younger, I don’t think I really knew what it meant when my parents told me that my sister has a disability. Maria was born with Down Syndrome—an intellectual and developmental disability. While I watched my friends’ siblings grow up through the “average” public school system, playing sports, going on their first dates, … ContinuedLearn More
Apr. 30, 2019 By Sharon Day
Walking the Red Lake River or Miskwaagamiiwi-zaaga’iganiiwi-ziibi
This river flows out of Lower Red Lake on its western border. It makes its journey through marshy swampland, into prairie, and then farmland. The riverbanks become steeper, becoming large eroding cliffs and thickly forested. I find myself excited thinking about this new Nibi Walk that begins on the Red Lake Reservation. I wonder – … ContinuedLearn More