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Linda LeGarde Grover was recognized as the Winner in Poetry for The Sky Watched: Poems of Ojibwe Lives at the 29th annual Northeastern Minnesota Book Awards held on May 18, 2017.   The book weaves together spiritual and personal stories in both Ojibwe and English. The intertwined accounts in narrative prose reflect the interconnectedness of the experiences; “a continuing song,” as LeGarde Grover states on the last page. These stories and the format in which LeGarde Grover tells them are gripping, and The Sky Watched is an important read for all who consider Northeast Minnesota home.

Archive of News/Events:

Blandin Foundation awards $110,000 in support of the Tribal Sovereignty Institute at the University of Minnesota Duluth, March 30, 2017, Herald Review

Former tribal leader Karen Diver, now teaching at UMD, discusses her time with the Obama administration, February 26, 2017. Duluth News Tribune.

Department of American Indian Studies Newsletter: Aaniin Ezhiwebak Vol 3 Winter 2017

Professor Rebecca Webster interviewed with Native American Calling on the State of Indian Nations Address:  February 16, 2017.

Department of American Indian Studies Newsletter: Aaniin Ezhiwebak Vol 2 Winter 2016

"Literature as Activism: Addressing Sexual Violence in Louise Erdrich's Fiction"
Speaker: Patrizia Zanella, PhD candidate at the University of Fribourg, Switzerland
Monday, November 28, 2016
3 PM
Library Rotunda

Humphrey Institute's film 

Highlighting the Tribal State Relations Training