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American Indian people make up just 2% of Minnesota's population, yet 9% of all homicides from 2010 through 2019 were Native American women and girls, a new report finds.

Native American women and girls are far more likely than other Minnesota residents to be victims of homicide, go missing or experience others forms of violence, according to a task force established last year to address the crisis.

Native American voter turnout surged in four precincts around the Red Lake Reservation in northern Minnesota this year, and more than 90% of the votes in those precincts were cast for Joe Biden.

Minnesota Native American tribes ask regulators to stop pipeline construction over increased COVID-19 risk

Native American voter turnout surged in four precincts around the Red Lake Reservation in northern Minnesota this year, and more than 90% of the votes in those precincts were cast for Joe Biden.

There's been a big push to get out the vote this year in Native American communities across Minnesota. @MPRnews  reporter @gundersondan  talked to one man who's making that happen today. #ElectionDay 

With only days left, Minnesota’s Native American community is making sure people get out to vote.​

The @McKnightFdn  Distinguished Artist Award is Minnesota’s highest cultural honor. Of the 23 Distinguished Artists to date, Marcie Rendon, the 2020 winner, is the first Native American woman. by @bebopified 

Black, Hispanic, American Indian and Alaska Native people are at a disproportionate risk of being hospitalized for COVID-19 in 12 states, including Minnesota, according to a University of Minnesota study published Monday in JAMA Internal Medicine.

Ivanka Trump's appearance in Minnesota — pledging to bring justice for Native American families afflicted by higher rates of violence, homicide and human trafficking — drew a rebuke from lawmakers and protesters, who accused her of a "cheap media stunt."

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Ivanka Trump's appearance in Minnesota — pledging to bring justice for Native American families afflicted by higher rates of violence, homicide and human trafficking — drew a rebuke from lawmakers and protesters, who accused her of a "cheap media stunt."

Ivanka Trump's appearance in Minnesota — pledging to bring justice for Native American families afflicted by higher rates of violence, homicide and human trafficking — drew a rebuke from lawmakers and protesters, who accused her of a "cheap media stunt."

Ivanka Trump's appearance in Minnesota — pledging to bring justice for Native American families afflicted by higher rates of violence, homicide and human trafficking — drew a rebuke from lawmakers and protesters, who accused her of a "cheap media stunt."

Protesters, led by Native American musicians, have danced around a toppled statue of Christopher Columbus outside the Minnesota State Capitol in St Paul MORE:

"The people who would go out on the street to protest for justice for Mr. Floyd are not going to burn down the historic social justice advocacy groups for the Native American community," says Minnesota AG Ellison. "That's not what these kinds of folks do."

"The people who would go out on the street to protest for justice for Mr. Floyd are not going to burn down the historic social justice advocacy groups for the Native American community," says Minnesota AG Ellison. "That's not what these kinds of folks do."

Native American communities are partnering with Minnesota schools to improve education for Native and other students. One man is giving tours to teachers — to help educate them about historical and cultural trauma that may affect students. @MPRnews )

? IMPORTANT WIN ALERT: will serve as Minnesota's first-ever Native American lieutenant governor. RT if you agree representation matters!

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Native American group performs in front of Minnesota capitol as part of 'Day Without Immigrants' protest in St. Paul

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