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Most Diverse House in Minnesota!

Minnesota's House of Representatives are now the most diverse and truly representative they've ever been.  Our friend Alicia Kozlowski (Mexican/Ojibwe) is now the first non-binary and first Ojibwe to represent our homelands here along the Great Water.  We were able to witness the swearing in and blanket our good friend.  We danced the roundy with the Representatives and Lieutenant Governor Peggy Flanagan bringing good vibes and the power of our culture to the colonial spaces.  We are so proud!   "Blankets replaced the Hide.  Our stories are that when we give someone a blanket we are helping protect them through the winter.  I imagine the winters will be strong but not stronger than Alicia's heart.  Alicia is representing our homelands along...

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First Ojibwe Flag at Allianz Field

Heart Berry unfurled the first ever Ojibwe flag this sunday on Indigenous People's Eve with Lieutenant Governor Peggy Flanagan and House Representative Jamie Becker-Finn.  This flag follows the fundraiser with our friends at the MN Dark Clouds for Minnesota Indian Women's Sexual Assault Coalition last year where our supporters and community raised $9,430 for MIWSAC to create a Survivor's Fund from Crewneck Sales!  We loved this so much we took it further and made a flag to wave in the Wonderwall at Allianz Field, the home of the Minnesota United Loons, Minnesota's MLS team. We cheered on our team to a 2-0 win!

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Good Life, Sovereignty, Treaty Rights, and How Blankets Play a role

Our Good Life Blanket celebrates the Sovereignty, Treaty Rights, and Good Life that tribes have retained, worked for, and maintain for our communities.   "The word in the 1854 Treaty which ceded most of northern Minnesota for what we Retained is "Mino Bimaadiziiwin" or "Good Life."  Our ancestors thought about us and wanted us to maintain this good life.  So when we are working to gain access to traditional foods, ways of life, land, and language, we are exercising our rights to that good life."  says Howes, CEO and Artist  As tribally owned businesses we are working to build Economic Sovereignty for individuals, communities, tribes, and families.  When we support Inspired Natives and Not Native Inspired we support and enrich that...

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