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Welcome to the Camp Blog: WiiDooKoDaaDiiWag: They help each other

homelessnessTo feast and to flourish. Last Friday, January 11th, a feast was held at the Minneapolis American Indian Center. It had been three weeks to the day since the last residents of the Franklin Hiawatha encampment were moved to the new Minneapolis Navigation Center. It was, and remains, a time of cautious hope and pragmatic […]

Big changes at the camp – and that’s a good thing!

The new Minneapolis Navigation Center opened last week. Less than four months after Native American leaders requested a meeting with Mayor Frey to discuss the public health issues raised by the Franklin Hiawatha encampment our community has taken a giant step forward in tackling the challenges of housing and homelessness. It’s an incredible achievement. It […]

We need YOU to make a call

On Friday September 7, 2018 Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey met with representatives of the Metropolitan Urban Indian Directors Group, Natives Against Heroin, the leadership of the Red Lake and Leech Lake tribes, Shakopee Mdwakanton Sioux Community, and various city, county and state agencies whose mission involves the health, safety and housing of the people of […]

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