There are a lot of different models for a sucessful organization, but chances are you're not familiar with the "sweet grass braid" model. At AICHO (American Indian Community Housing Organization), there are three strands: housing and supportive services, arts and cultural programming, and food sovereignty. And just as in a braid, each of those three strands takes its turn on top as a priority.
This Duluth native, now based in Minneapolis, made her first full-length album, Ease Back with her band in a cabin north of Duluth on the banks of the Lester River. The folk/pop singer/songwriter joined us in the studio on December 7 for a preview of their release show later the same night at Blacklist Beer in Duluth. Emily Haavik and the 35s