Today we are revisiting our conversation with Dalton Walker (Red Lake Anishinaabe) who is Deputy Managing Editor for Indian Country Today. Dalton Walker shares how he followed his teenage dreams of expanding on the kind of coverage he would see in newspapers about Native people. Dalton also has contributed to Minnesota Native News’ pandemic coverage
By becoming a journalist he’s providing a more complete picture of the issues and opportunities affecting Native people, communities, and all our lives.
Check out his pandemic coverage with Minnesota Native News
- Help Finding COVID Vaccines for Young Children and InfantsThis week on Minnesota Native News Health Report, reporter Emma Needham talks with an M.D. about recommendations for COVID vaccines for our littlest relatives, and provides additional information on vaccine availability.
- AIM Co-Director Frank Paro Reflects On The PandemicParo and Lisa Bellinger became national co-directors of AIM in May of 2020, in the early months of the pandemic and just days before the murder of George Floyd.
- New COVID-19 Vaccine, Same PandemicU.S. health officials recently approved a new COVID-19 vaccine option for adults, hoping it will appeal to people that have yet to receive a single dose. This vaccine is called Novavax and it’s used across Europe, as well as in Canada, Australia, South Korea and other countries
Native Lights: Where Indigenous Voices Shine is produced by Minnesota Native News and Ampers, Diverse Radio for Minnesota’s Communities with support from the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage fund.
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