Host Leah Lemm (Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe) explores how Indian Country in MN is responding and adapting to the current pandemic health crisis.
Winter is coming! So, on today’s show Host Leah Lemm looks at how to stay physically and mentally active while continuing to keep our communities safe.
Leah shares a fun conversation with Bill Premo (Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe) a retired elder who is also her dad. Bill Premo shares wisdom with a side of humor and offers his take on how to stay sharp and keep moving throughout the winter months.
Reporter Melissa Townsend talks with Mary LaGarde (White Earth Nation), who is the Executive Director of the Minneapolis American Indian Center. Mary LaGarde shares some of the many ways she and her team are supporting the health and connection of Urban Native communities, through limited in-person classes and online activities for families, youth, and elders.
Plus, Dani Johnson, a wellness physical therapist at The Mayo Clinic, offers some good suggestions for how people can squeeze in some exercise throughout their day without having to leave their desks. Check out Dani’s “5 Fabulous Exercises” on the Mayo Clinic News Network here: https://newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org/discussion/mayo-clinic-minute-5-exercises-you-can-do-without-leaving-your-desk/.