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Culture Corner to highlight Brazil

August 24, 2014 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — The Nobles County Integration Collaborative and Minnesota West Community and Technical College, Worthington, will host a Culture Corner presentation Saturday in the college commons.
Two sessions will be offered: the first, from 10:30…continue reading on dglobe.com

Monke: In retrospect, pogs were a bad decision

August 3, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

You know all that old stuff you have and still can’t believe you ever bought in the first place? Try to remember it was once new and you loved it. Continue Reading

View of organ donation shifting in Lakota culture

January 28, 2013 in The Daily Republic

In Native American circles, donating an organ is often viewed as not only a physical sacrifice, but a spiritual one as well.
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OUR OPINION: N.D., Norway’s exciting new tie

October 11, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

As they celebrate their 20-year-old partnership, officials at UND and the American College of Norway should consider forging new ties over Norway and North Dakota’s newest bond: oil. Continue Reading

Tribe revitalizes Lakota language through dance

July 31, 2012 in The Daily Republic

ROSEBUD With the Lakota-speaking population rapidly aging and decreasing, the Rosebud Sioux Tribe in South Dakota is trying to encourage young children to take an interest in a language that is, in many ways, secondary to English. Continue Reading

Kandiyohi County: ‘Where the lakes begin’

June 15, 2012 in West Central Tribune

WILLMAR It’s no secret that Minnesota boasts some of the most gorgeous natural scenery in the United States, due in large part to the state’s many lakes. When traveling to Minnesota from the south, it’s easy to see where these lakes really begin: in Kandiyohi County.
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Time to beat the drum

April 18, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

With the Time Out Week celebration of Indian culture and heritage at UND already under way, the annual three-day Wacipi powwow is set to begin Friday night and run through Sunday at UND Hyslop Sports Center. Continue Reading

Ronald Fischer, Grand Forks, column: Sexual revolution changed U.S. for the worse

March 8, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Take a look at the viral proliferation of pornography since the onset of the sexual revolution, and you will see just one of many examples of how rampant the degradation of women has become. Continue Reading

Panel hears stories from Somalis who call Willmar, Minn., their home

January 12, 2012 in West Central Tribune

WILLMAR The story of Somali refugees settling in Willmar is part of the ongoing story of a city and a nation that has been built on immigration.
Stories told Thursday highlighted the similarities and differences between new immigrants and those who arrived a century ago.
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Somali culture meeting attracts 230 people

January 12, 2012 in West Central Tribune

WILLMAR More than 230 people attended the morning session of “Understanding the Somali Culture” this morning in Willmar. Continue Reading