Journey to Wellness: "'Something else'; it's so dismissive. We are sovereign nations."

Nov 16, 2020

Mary Kunesh-Podein, after the unanimous vote to create the Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women Task Force
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Minnesota Representative Mary Kunesh-Podein is about to step into her new job as the first Native woman to be elected to the state Senate.

But we asked her for her thoughts on the recent state and national elections, the increasing numbers of Native people running for office, and why the Native vote is too important to be lumped in, as many national polls did, as "something else."

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