In the Spirit of Medicine

"In the Spirit of Medicine" is a new feature on Northland Morning.

Dr. Arne Vainio is an enrolled member of the Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe and a family practice doctor on the Fond Du Lac reservation in Cloquet.

His essays on life, work, medicine and spirit are published in "News From Indian Country," and you can find the link to his stories and more on our website at KUMD.org.

Roman Kraft

This week, what happens when you believe in someone ... even someone you don't know?

©Lisa Johnson

This week, what tools do we have when we run out of time?

©Ivy Vainio. Used with permission.

This week, running a stop sign on the road of good intentions.

Lennart Laberenz/Flickr

This week, how sauna and löyly stitch together generations ... and tired hearts.

Lisa Johnson

This week, who could YOU call in the middle of the night and know they would pick up?

©Ivy Vainio

This week,  a chance for kids and adults to walk in both their worlds completely.

Arne Vainio

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 reservation in Cloquet.

Arne Vainio

"In the Spirit of Medicine" is a new feature on Northland Morning, airing for the first time Monday, May 14 at 8:00am.