Join Laura Waterman Wittstock and Roy Taylor as they talk with Joy Rivera, Seneka Nation Haudenosaunee, Snipe Clan. She is the Community Education Specialist for the American Indian Cancer Foundation in Minneapolis. The Foundation has a new program called Refer-A-Relative, which she will describe and she has new information about  Colon Cancer Month which begins in March. 
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Remembering Matthew Little will be featured on Health Notes, Monday, Feb 20th at 6:30pm  and Tuesday during Black History Month programming at 1:00pm.

Local singer-songwriter Mayyadda had a moment when she knew she had to give music a shot. Coming out of her senior year, she knew that her immigrant mother had done everything she could to get her ahead in life. But as she watched school friends go off to jobs in finance, she knew it wasn't what her soul needed. So, she started recording—and we're better off for it.

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The Affordable Care Act is an effort to provide Health Care coverage to millions of previously uninsured people in the U.S. The newly elected President, Donald Trump, and other legislators say they want to eliminate and replace this plan. In Minnesota, one State Senator is pushing an idea that would create an entirely different approach to health care.  
 
 

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.

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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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!  

Turbulence isn't just something we experience when we're on airplanes, though that's often where we take the most notice of it. It can bring out anxiety in the most scientifically minded of us; did the plane just drop five inches? Because it felt like fifty feet!

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