Native Lights is a weekly, half-hour radio program hosted by Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe members and siblings, Leah Lemm and Cole Premo. Native Lights is a space for people in Native communities around Mni Sota Mkoce — a.k.a. Minnesota — to tell their stories about finding their gifts and sharing them with the community.
Native Lights – Donald Eubanks’ Gift for Speaking Out for Racial and Social Justice
On today’s show, we speak with fellow podcaster and Mille Lacs band member Donald Eubanks who recently retired from teaching social work at Metropolitan University, where he was an associate professor. Previously, Donald Eubanks served two terms as Commissioner of Health and Human Services for the Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe.
We enjoyed this wide-ranging thoughtful conversation with Don, who has many insights and opinions to share! We admire Don’s passion for using his voice to speak up, educate, and fight for racial and social justice – on his weekly Counter Stories podcast and now in new roles as a Cultural Consultant serving organizations striving for equity and change.
Donald Eubanks co-hosts the Counter Stories podcast: https://counterstoriespodcast.org/
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. Online at https://minnesotanativenews.org/
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