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"Let's be real for a moment.  When the New York Times called I about fell off my chair."  "As a rez girl who started her business at her kitchen table, I continue to be amazed and grateful for the opportunities to talk about how powerful imagery is.  We claim space with flags and changing this flag is a profound moment in our history."  "The bottom line for me is that we change this. No matter which flag is chosen, this has been a great opportunity for our state to look itself n the mirror and have some real conversations about who we are and who we want to be" reflects Howes about this experience. In case you cannot access the New...

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Minnesota Flag Finalist!

MN Announces the six finalists for the flag and our designer Howes' art is one of the finalists up for public comment now! Drawn from an Ojibwe loom design, Howes created the Northern star and beloved woods or our homelands.  To truly represent Minnesota, Howes added 11 yellow stripes for the tribal nations and white stripes for the 87 counties of our state.   "Flags are a powerful statement claiming space.  The current flag is harmful in the story it tells about us disappearing in the way of progress.  Tribal people are not only never disappearing, but we are an original and vibrant center of this state.  I want our flag to represent everyone.  My hope is this new flag truly...

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