Testimonies from Treaty People

Many members of MNIPL’s extended community attended August’s Treaty People Walk for Water and Treaties Not Tar Sands. Here are a few beautiful personal testimonies about their experiences, offered generously through words, video, and imagery.

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Being at the Water Protector Camp

This reflection was written by Barb Patterson, a member of Edina Community Lutheran Church (ECLC), following a trip to Palisade on April 17, 2021. Dick and I left the Twin…

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Healing Power of the Sun

On a sunny day in Duluth, snow falls on newly installed solar panels at  AICHO (American Indian Community Housing Organization). AICHO focuses on holistic housing, including educational and cultural programs,…

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A Small Drop of Water

Over a thousand Minnesotans took to the streets on Thursday, September 28th, at the “Hold the Line” march to show our opposition to the controversial Line 3 pipeline proposal. I…

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Hold the Line

The recently proposed replacement and expansion of Line 3, a tar sands oil pipeline in northern Minnesota, has fueled resistance across the state on the grounds of environmentalism and Indigenous…

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Meet Naveena

Throughout my childhood and into my early adulthood, I have found that, for me, the surest and quickest path to living a life full of meaning is by serving others.…

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