On this show, we find out how Native health care providers are expressing their values through their work during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Samantha Nelson, a Health Unit Coordinator in Monticello who is working on a team conducting COVID-19 testing, joins Leah for the conversation.
MN Native News reporter Melissa Townsend goes in-depth with Dr. Mary Owen about her work with underrepresented medical students, and how inequities are built into systems of healthcare and beyond.
Dr. Mary Owen is a physician with the Fond du Lac tribe and is also Director of Indian and Minority Health at the University of Minnesota in Duluth.
And, our communities came together at the very intersection of George Floyd’s death, with the healing medicine of the jingle dress. Miiskogihmiiwan Poupart-Chapman shares why she was dancing.