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Winter 2009: Boozhoo, Hola, Greetings!

Interested in working for the Indigenous Peoples Task Force (IPTF)? See our job openings here, updated January 2009.
Join us for the fourth annual Connecting Our Lifeways: Traditional Tobacco Use and Contemporary Abuse conference

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Conference Registration : Youth Track (456 KB)

It’s a cold day here in the northland. My new […]

Spring 2008: Boozhoo, Hola, Greetings!

It’s springtime here in the north country.  Our asehmaa/tobacco seeds have been planted with folks from Mille Lacs, White Earth, Fond du Lac, Bois Forte, Lower Sioux, and a number of Native programs representing the Twin Cities.  My plants are sticking their heads out of the soil, and growing every dayin the little green […]

Boozhoo, Hola, Greetings!

The Light of Day
Maybe you’ve heard of Two-Spirits, and if you have, you might think you know them. They are indigenous people who have been blessed with not one, but two souls: one female and one male. That extra self lends them ancient insight, according to traditional belief. This cosmic wisdom, naturally, leads them […]