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  • Fresh Air Community Radio celebrated Black History Month with special programming on Tuesday, February 21st.  We presented eighteen hours of music, documentaries, storytelling and spoken word – art and conversation that reveal and celebrate significant events in Black History.

  • Join Laura Waterman Wittstock and Roy Taylor on Wednesday at 9 am  as they talk with Tiokasin Ghosthorse (Cheyenne River Lakota Nation of South Dakota and the bands of Mnicoujou/Itazipco and Oglala) about his work and his new book, Butterfly Against the Wind, which was published in 2016 and made possible by an initial grant from the Native Arts and Cultures Foundation. He co-authored the book with the stunning artwork of internationally renowned contemporary artist Jadina Lilien.Tiokasin is Host and Executive Producer of “First Voices Radio, a live one-hour weekly radio program t
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  • The Concourse King of MSP from nancy rosenbaum on Vimeo.

    Hear Nancy Rosenbaum's complete KFAI story below.

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  • Robin Hickman is not a child, but she plays with dolls as an important part of her life's work.  

    A new exhibition at The Urban Research & Outreach Engagement Center uses stories and photographs to explain what Hickman sees in this sophisticated "play".  

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  • On Friday afternoons during the month of February, KFAI will test a new program proposal that's intended to foster a deeper understanding of the Somali community in Minneapolis.

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  • Join Laura Waterman Wittstock and Roy Taylor on Wednesday, February 1, 2017,  as they discuss the importance of learning tribal languages. Two specialists in teaching the very young native languages are: Pat Deinhart Bauknight and Jewell Arcoren Executive Director and Program Director of Wicoie Nandagikendan. This program, nestled in the middle of busy South Minneapolis teaches Dakota and Ojibwe to children as young as 18 months. The 4-year olds in the classes are prepared for kindergarten, where they have shown to be not only ready for school but also equipped with two languages.
  • On Sunday, January 29th, a community meeting in the Cedar Riverside neighborhood of Minneapolis addressed concerns about a change in U.S. immigration policy following an executive order issued by President Donald Trump on January 27.

    KFAI's Rico Morales was there, and he recorded the proceedings.  We offer the complete audio  here as a public service.   

  • KFAI's Content Advisory Committee will conduct an assessment of the station's complete schedule in 2017.  With almost 100 programs to consider, there is a lot to take in as we weigh possible variations for the station's 24/7 program grid.   You are invited to be part of the process!  

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