Events: “Necessity” the Movie; Native Land Return in Minnesota; and More

In this blog:

  • “Necessity: Oil, Water and Climate Resistance”: A Documentary on the Necessity Defense
  • Free Meal and Talk on Native Land Return in Minnesota
  • Free Meal and Screening of “Dodging Bullets,” a Film on Historical Trauma
  • Annual Holiday Art Market at All Nations Indian Church

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Events: Native-Made Gifts for the Holidays and Fundraiser to Support The Circle Newspaper

All Nations Indian Church, 1515 E. 23rd St., Minneapolis, is hosting two important events this December, the annual Holiday Art Market and the annual fundraiser for The Circle newspaper, the voice of Native American journalism in the Twin Cities.

The Holiday Art Market will span four days, Saturdays, Dec. 8 and 15 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sundays Dec. 9 and 16 from 1 to 4 p.m. Indigenous artisans will be selling blankets, art, jewelry, apparel, and gifts, along with food, including fry bread.

The annual breakfast fundraiser for The Circle newspaper will be Dec. 7, 8 – 9 a.m. (doors open at 7:30 a.m. for coffee), $35 suggested donation, pay what you can. Brenda Child (Red Lake Ojibwe) will read from her new children’s book, Bowwow Powwow. Artist and illustrator Jonathan Thunder (Red Lake Ojibwe) will discuss his artwork for the book.

Please come for a delicious breakfast, good conversation, and community engagement in the heart of the Minneapolis American Indian community. RSVP: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2018-native-authors-breakfast-fundraiser-tickets-51274448255
or 612-722-3686 or thecirclenews@gmail.com

Diane Wilson Stepping Down from Dream of Wild Health and Other News and Events

In this blog:

  • Diane Wilson stepping down from leadership role at Dream of Wild Health
  • 22 Water Protectors plead guilty to disorderly conduct charges for non-violent civil disobedience against Line 3
  • Native American Community Clinic seeks donations for 4th Annual Holidays on Franklin
  • Opening reception for artists Tamara Aupaumut and Jeremy Pomani at All My Relations Gallery Nov. 16

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Hiawatha Homeless Camp Update; Mindful Direct Action Training; Community Reparations Gala, and More

In this blog:

  • MPR: Families at homeless encampment weigh staying together, seeking shelter
  • Mindful direct action training Nov. 11 at First Universalist in Minneapolis
  • Inaugural Community Reparations Gala
  • Indian Country Today: Planned Scorsese film version of “Killers of the Flower Moon” raises concerns in Osage County
  • Censored News: Standing Rock Water Protectors file Class Action Lawsuit against Morton County, North Dakota and TigerSwan

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Events: Talks on “Settler Social Studies” and Native Mascots; Winter Coat Drive; and Historical Trauma Training

In this blog:

  • “Settler Social Studies” Presentation: Efforts to Erase Indigenous Peoples from the K-12 Curriculum
  • Winter Coat Drive organized by the Native American Community Clinic
  • Documentary and Discussion on Native Mascots
  • Training: From Historical Trauma to Indigenous Cultural Resilience — Understanding Collective Transformation and the Path Forward

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Events: Supply Drive for Minneapolis Homeless Camp, Film Screenings, Fundraisers, and Protecting the Life Givers Conference

Events in this blog:

  • Film Screening: American Arithmetic Oct. 25
  • Meal Packing and Supply Drive for Minneapolis Homeless Encampment, Oct. 28
  • Lower Phalen Creek Project Fundraiser Nov. 8
  • Film Screening: Ohiyesa: The Soul of an Indian, Nov. 14
  • The Circle Newspaper Fundraiser Dec. 7
  • Save the Date: Protecting the Life Givers Conference, April 5-7

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