TruthToTell: Community Connections VII- Live forum on new proposed White Earth Constitution

Wednesday, August 14, 2013 - 7:00pm

TruthToTell: Community Connections to Broadcast LIVE Forum on White Earth Constitution

In concert with production partner KKWE/Niijii Radio, TruthToTell and CivicMedia/Minnesota travel west to the White Earth Reservation to air/televise the 7th in our series of LIVE Community Connections forums on critical Minnesota issues the night of August 14, 2013 in the rooms of Community Partner Shooting Star Casino – this a debate on the meaning and impacts of a proposed new home rule constitution to be voted on by White Earth Nation tribal members this Fall. This is a burning issue among members of the entire Minnesota Chippewa Tribe (MCT), whose current Constitution currently governs all Minnesota bands under its jurisdiction.

Our panelists include: 

Erma Vizenor- White Earth Tribal Chair
Michael Dahl - Opposition Leader
Sharon Mitchell - Opposition Leader
Terry Janis- Attorney, Bush-funded facilitator of the Constitutional referendum

Community Partnersl include the White Earth Band, Niijii Radio, Honor the Earth and Shooting Star Casino. ALL area residents are welcome to attend and join the conversation. Also joining the conversation will be White Earth Tribal Member, Winona LaDuke and Ojibwe lawyer, Frank Bibeau.

The show will air live at 7:00PM August 14 on KFAI (FM 90.3/106.7/streamed at in the Twin Cities and KKWE/Niijii Radio (Maggie and JoDan Rousu), White Earth. 

Additional distribution will come on TruthToTell’s regular air slot at 9:00 AM Labor Day Monday on KFAI, and on television at 8:00 PM August 19 on SPNN St. Paul Cable Channel 19, and MTN Minneapolis Cable Channel 16.