Lisa Johnson

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Recent Pieces from Lisa Johnson

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In the Spirit of Medicine: I won't miss my opportunity next time (06:12)
From: KUMD

I was trying to get my jack under the car without kneeling and I didn’t want to have my pants wet all day in the clinic. I finally got my jack under the car next to her jack ...
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MN Reads: "Picnic in Venice" by Konnie Ellis (13:33)
From: KUMD

The protagonist in Konnie Ellis's book Picnic in Venice "finds her way in the world through art."
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MN Reads: "Kotimaa: Homeland" by Mark Munger (10:42)
From: KUMD

Our guest this morning is Mark Munger, and he's written the final chapter in his Finnish American trilogy, Kotimaa: Homeland.
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MN Reads: "Christmas in Minnesota" edited by Marilyn Ziebarth and Brian Horrigan (11:56)
From: KUMD

"An embarassment of riches." That's what retired MNHS Press editor Marilyn Ziebarth and exhibit curator Brian Horrigan had to wade through when they concieved of a book to ...
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MN Reads: "A to Zåäö" by Tara Sweeney and Nate Christopherson (15:11)
From: KUMD

Curiosity, collaboration, the language we all speak - artist and author Tara Sweeney talks about it all.
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In the Spirit of Medicine: The Red Guitar (07:37)
From: KUMD

In the Spirit of Medicine features the essays of Dr. Arne Vainio, an enrolled member of the Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe and a family practice doctor on the Fond Du Lac ...
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Journey to Wellness: "regular, constant, and ongoing dialogue between tribal nations and the U" (14:16)
From: KUMD

Tadd Johnson laughs and says he's at an age where he doesn't mind speaking truth to power.
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MN Reads: "Walking the Old Road" by Staci Lola Drouillard (17:57)
From: KUMD

What so many of the people I interviewed longed for - what I long for - is the ability to return to the place where our ancestors lived and be welcomed there, as part of the ...
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MN Reads: "The Thunder Before the Storm: The Autobiography of Clyde Bellecourt" as told to Jon Lurie (15:14)
From: KUMD

"Not-Indian" author and journalist Jon Lurie talks about the evolution of his relationship with activist and American Indian Movement (AIM) co-founder Clyde Bellecourt, from ...
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In the Spirit of Medicine: Happy Birthday to a silent baby (06:18)
From: KUMD

What did he do to bring this upon himself? Likely what all babies do. He cried, he needed changing and feeding. He woke up in the middle of the night. He got sick. He asked ...