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University of Minnesota professor Brenda Child sits for a portrait inside the Kling Public Media Center on Monday, June 4, 2018.

ChangeMakers: Brenda and Benay Child, channeling Ojibwe pride from one generation...

Northrop Professor of the Department of American Studies, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities Brenda Child and daughter, Benay Child, are featured by MPR News as a part of their ChangeMakers series. Throughout November, MPR News is featuring Indigenous Minnesotans making history to celebrate Native American Heritage Month.
Portrait of Meixi Ng

Learning Through the Land: How Indigenous Knowledge Can Shape Schools

Postdoctoral fellow Meixi began her work this spring at the Department of American Indian Studies. As she learns more about Minnesota through the people and the landscape, she is excited for the opportunities to work within the community. Her work focuses on connecting with communities and designing educational systems that incorporate Indigenous knowledge in subjects like math and science.