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Under Secretary Don Cravins visits our HQ!

Under Secretary Don Cravins from the Minority Business Deveopment Administration and his team visited Heart Berry as part of their tour learning about Native businesses, tribes, and our unique communities.    Showing up spectacular in their DC vibes in downtown Cloquet, Cravins and his team came to learn about some of our victories and struggles as a small Native business.  "What struck me about their team was how down to earth they were, he asked some really great questions and I definitely felt heard by them. It is so powerful to see Brown folks in such powerful positions.  I am honored they came to see us, feels such a far ways from my kitchen table. We talked about everything from racial...

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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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