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Find articles, interviews, and other stories from print, radio, and television media sources on programs and events from the Minnesota Humanities Center.

Blues Vision: African American Writing from Minnesota

Print

City Pages - "Alexs Pate on Blues Vision: African American Writing from Minnesota"
Star Tribune - "Celebrate African American writing Thursday night at the History Center"
MinnPost - "New Robert Bly book out soon; See 18 screening room open at MSP"
Pioneer Press - "Literary pick of the week: 'Blues Vision'"
Insight News - "Community Calendar"
Saint Paul Almanac - "TWISP | This Week in Saint Paul: Monday, February 2 – Sunday, February 8, 2015"

Radio

KFAI - "The Morning Blend: Blues Vision Interview with Alexs Pate and David O'Fallon"
MPR - "'Blues Vision' celebrates the work of Minnesota's black writers"

Minnesota Education Strategy

Print

Minnesota Council on Foundations - "Education Can't Minimize Relationships"

Veterans' Voices Initiative

Television

The Kennedy Center - "Writing Truth: Stories from the Military Experience"
Bring Me The News - "Al Franken is helping to collect Minnestoa Veterans' stories"
WCCO 4 - "Franken Interviews Minnesota Vet To Start Veterans History Project"
FOX 9 - "Veterans group honored with Veterans Voices Awards"
KSTP 5 - "Local Organizations Mark 9/1 Anniversary with Concerts, Ceremonies"
KARE 11 - "10th Annual 'Say Thanks Day' kicks off this Saturday"
KSTP 5 - "Minnesota Veterans to Use Art to Connect with Civilians"
Twin Cities Public Television - "Veteran's Day and Veterans' Voices"
WCCO 4 - "Minnesota Veterans Honored on 9/11 Anniversary"
KARE 11 - "Minnesota Veterans Honored for Community Service"
Northwest Community Television - "Maple Grove Veteran Honored"

Radio

Minnesota Military Radio - "The Basics of PTSD and The Minnesota Humanities Center"
The Jack RiceShow - "David O'Fallon - Humanities"
Ampers Radio - "Veterans' Voices"
Cities 97 - "Do Something, Volunteer"
MPR News - "What MN veterans wish you knew about their experience"
WCCO Radio - "2014 Veterans' Voices Awardees, Evan Tsai and Cortney Amundson"
MPR News - "Army vet offers Muslim women shelter in a storm"
Cities 97 - "Veterans Voices"
Access Minnesota - "Minnesota Veterans' Voices"

Print

Mesabi Daily News - "Service to Veterans"
Metropolitan State News - "Metropolitan State University student is a Minnesota Veterans' Voices Award recipient"
The Newsleaders - "Rice veteran receives award for exceptional volunteering"
MinnPost - "Klobuchar and Dayton to speak at ceremony honoring 25 veterans"
Salk Electronic Newsletter - Scott Glew to be honored Friday, September 11 by the Minnesota Humanities Center as an “On the Rise” Veteran
Northstar Guard Online - "Minnesota Guardsmen among 25 honored with Veterans' Voices Awards"
CapitolWords - "Recognizing Veterans’ Voices Award Recipient Dr. Tourila"
Newsleaders - "Sauk Rapids-Rice People"
Headwaters Regional Development Commission - "HRDC Board Member to Receive Veteran's Award"
Star News - "Donais plugs away for veterans benefits"
South Washington County Bulletin - "Cottage Grove's Campos awarded for work with fellow veterans"
Faribault Daily News - "South Central College hosts war exhibit"
Market Watch - "Colleen Kelly, Equal Justice Works Fellow From 3M and Fish & Richardson, to Receive 2015 Veterans' Voices "On the Rise" Award"
Star News - "Elk River vets to be honored for their service"
Chanhassen Villager - "Three Qs: Former Marine helps talented vets and corporations meet up"
Pioneer Press - "Friday Opinuendo: On justice, veterans, redevelopment and more ..."
Le Center Leader - "Clevelander to receive Veterans Voices award"
MN Association of Charter Schools - "Veterans' Voices"
Little Laos on the Prairie - "Khao Insixiengmay honored as one of 2015 Veterans’ Voices Award"
Metropolitan State University Catalyst - " Metropolitan State student receives Veterans’ Voices Award "
Asian American Press - "Always Lost: A Meditation on War exhibit at Metro State U"
Catalyst - "Always Lost: A Meditation on War exhibit"
Pioneer Press - "Friday Opinuendo: On provoking thought, exceptional veterans, errors and more ..."
Minnesota Women's Press - "Your Thoughts May 2015"
St. Cloud Times - "Telling veterans' stories, connecting communities"
Star Tribune - ""Always Lost: A Meditation on War” brings home the costs of war in Iraq and Afghanistan" 
Nation Swell - "This Award-Winning Veteran is a One-Woman Giving Machine"
The MSU Reporter - "Three MSU veterans honored for efforts"
Mankato Free Press - "Area veterans honored for good work"
Girls on the Run Twin Cities - "GOTR Coach  Wins State Award"
Sun Sailor - "Plymouth veteran receives 2014 Veterans' Voices Award"
ABC Newspapers - "Newton receives veterans' award for service to community"
Mille Lacs County Times - "Milaca native, veteran fighting the good fight; wins state award"
Sun This Week - "Eagan veterans receive awards"
Waseca County News - "Statewide award recognizes Waseca veteran's dedication, community involvement"
Daily Globe - "Lakefield woman honored as Veterans Voices recipient"
Windom News - "Swenson among honored veterans"
Sun Post - "Brooklyn Park resident chosen for veterans award"
The Sleepy Eye Herald-Dispatch - "Watching my children through proud eyes"
Eden Prairie News - "Lemonade stand will benefit veterans"
MinnPost - "Thirty Minnesota veterans honored at 9/11 ceremony for community contributions"
LillieNews.com - "Roseville veteran honored with state award"
Minnesota News - "Edina veteran to receive Legacy award"
Council on Black Minnesotans - "2014 Veterans Voices Awardees Announced"
Pioneer Press - "Friday Opinuendo: On veterans, expansion, a leadership transition and more . . . "
HometownSource.com - "From the combat zone to the chapel"
Sun Focus - "Columbia Heights veteran to receive award"
Wright County Journal Press - "Flight nurse Kristin Nord being honored"
Sun Current - "Edina veteran to receive Legacy award"
South Washington County Bulletin - "Cottage Grove veteran fighting the good fight; wins state award"
St. Cloud Times - "St. Cloud veteran to receive recognition"
St. Cloud Times - "Central Minnesota military notes"
Bemidji Pioneer - "'Just doing my job:' Local veteran earns recognition for guide service that helps veterans"
Northfield Patch - "Telling: Minnesota"
Carleton Arts - "Telling: Minnesota, A theater performance created by veterans"
Northfield News - "Carleton Coolege's Weitz Center Theater hosts 'Minnesota: Telling' on Saturday"
Star Tribune - "Military affairs beat: Play lets Minnesota veterans tell their own story" 
Humanities Magazine - "Warriors on Stage"

Why Treaties Matter

Television

KEYC TV Mankato - "New Native American Art Exhibit Comes to St. Peter"
Lakeland Public Television - "In Focus -- Why Treaties Matter"

Radio

Martha Fast Horse Show - Special guests David O'Fallon, Ph.D., Minnesota Humanities Center, and Mona Smith, Sisseton Wahpeton Dakota, Allies Media/Art
Martha Fast Horse Show - Special guests Annamarie Hill, Minnesota Indian Affairs Council, and Mark Hirsch, Ph.D., National Museum of the American Indian
MPR News - "Smithsonian asks Minnesota Tribes for help with new exhibit"

Print

St. Cloud Times - "SCSU hosts 'Why Treaties Matter' exhibit"
Hometown Focus - "Why Treaties Matter Exhibit Coming to Bois Forte" (PDF)
National Endowment for the Humanities Website - "Treaties Still Matter in Minnesota" (PDF)
Apple Valley Patch - "Apple Valley Schools to Host Exhibit of Dakota, Ojibwe Treaties With U.S." (PDF)
Star Tribune - "Treaty History Comes to Franklin Avenue" (PDF)
St. Peter Herald - "1862 Programs Start in January 2012" (PDF)
Insight, National Museum of the American Indian - "Traveling Exhibit Educates Minnesotans About Tribal Self-Government" (PDF)
American Indian Magazine - "Why Treaties Matter" (PDF)
Humanities: The Magazine of the National Endowment for the Humanities - "A Nation of Treaties" (PDF)
Albert Lea Tribune - "Riverland to host traveling exhibit on state's native nations" (PDF)
Minnesota Public Radio "Exhibit on tribal treaties opens in St. Paul" (PDF)
Indian Country Today - "Treaties Between the U.S. Government and Native Americans Matter" (PDF)
Anishinaabeg Today - "White Earth Rolls out Red Carpet for Treaties Exhibit"
Minnesota Indian Affairs Council - "Why Treaties Should Matter to Everyone in Minnesota" (PDF)
News from Indian Country - "Why Treaties Matter: Self-Government in the Dakota and Ojibwe Nations" (PDF)
The Winona Post - "The Winona County History Center will host "Why Treaties Matter" October 1-31, 2012" (PDF)