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    Join Laura Waterman Wittstock and Roy Taylor on Wednesday April 12 as they talk with Dana Farley and Nate Wright from the MN Department of Health to discuss opioid and other drug use among Indian people in Minnesota
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  • On this week's episode of the True Brit! Radio Show, amiable host Simon Husbands chats up a storm with rock star, radio personality and author, Mr. Greg Kihn! Greg is the inimitable Beserkley Records recording artist of the 1980's, best known for his chart-topping songs and MTV videos, Jeopardy, and The Breakup Song. Discover Greg's love of all things British and find out what happened in his bathroom when he was young! On this week's True Brit! – 12 o'clock midnight on Friday!

  • Join Laura Waterman Wittstock and Roy Taylor as they talk with Sydney Beane and Kate Beane about the legacy of Cloud Man and what is now known as Lake Calhoun in Minneapolis. According to the Southwest Journal in Minneapolis  "Beane and other descendants of Cloud Man are working with the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board on a public art project to honor the Dakota. The memorial will stand on a 60-foot strip of shoreland on the southeast corner of Lake Calhoun.
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  • Often presenting itself after a head trauma, concussion— or mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI)— can cause anxiety, chronic migraines, depression, memory, and sleep problems that can last for years, referred to as post concussion syndrome (PCS). Easy-to-read and informative, this book is an invaluable resource for understanding concussion, post concussion syndrome (PCS) and traumatic brain injury (TBI), as well as overcoming the challenges associated with these conditions.
    Neuropsychologist and concussion survivor Dr. Diane Roberts Stoler is the authority on all aspects of the recovery process. Coping with Concussion and Mild Traumatic Brain Injury is a lifeline for patients, parents, and other caregivers navigating the concussion course.

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  • Join Laura Waterman Wittstock as she talks with Keri Pickett about her new film:  “First Daughter and the Black Snake,” featuring Native American activist WinonaLaDuke. Keri says, Winona’s "inspirational pursuit of environmental justice, has challenged my story-telling skills. I am weaving together her personal story with the Ojibwe tribal history and its economic dependence on wild rice, now threatened by an oil pipeline.” We will hear two short clips from the film, that opens in Minneapolis on Saturday, April 15th at the Uptown Theatre., 
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  • Join Laura Waterman Wittstock and Roy Taylor as they talk with Dr. Lydia Caros, who recently retired from the Native American Community Clinic in Minneapolis. She served as a pediatrician and CEO of the organization. Prior to that, she was a pediatrician and medical director at the Indian Health Board of Minneapolis. She was a founder of the Native American Community Clinic, where she has practiced since 2002. Her outstanding career included a focus on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome.
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  • Join Laura Waterman Wittstock and Roy Taylor as they talk with Todd Otis and Barb Fabre about early childhood development and education, statewide and on the White Earth Ojibwe Nation. Todd Otis is Senior Vice President for External Affairs at Think Small, a Minnesota nonprofit. Barb Fabre is Administrator for the White Earth Nation’s  Child Care & Early Childhood Program. Both share a long history in early childhood education and policy development.
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  • The KFAI program HmongFM presented a special broadcast on March 10th, the first forum with Saint Paul's five Mayoral candidates:

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  • On this week's True Brit!, tune in at midnight on Friday to hear host Simon Husbands talking to legendary singer/songwriter AL STEWART! Perhaps best known for his hits ' Time Passages', 'Year Of The Cat' and 'Song On The Radio', AL STEWART has been telling musical stories since the 70's and continues to delight and entertain audiences all over the world. Check in with Al and Simon on Friday!

  • Jezebel’s sexual lasciviousness, Mammy’s devotion, and Sapphire’s outspoken anger—these are among the most persistent stereotypes that black women encounter in contemporary American life. Hurtful and dishonest, such representations force African American women to navigate a virtual crooked room that shames them and shapes their experiences as citizens. Many respond by assuming a mantle of strength that may convince others, and even themselves, that they do not need help. But as a result, the unique political issues of black women are often ignored and marginalized.

    Health Notes airs on Mondays 6:30-7:30PM