Learning you have breast cancer is never easy, but for members of the deaf community, the diagnosis can be particularly isolating. Now a group of Minnesota film makers are trying to change that with a documentary called "Signing On." The film will be previewed this weekend in St.
Every December, the Lakota remember the life and death of Sitting Bull. History has cast him primarily as a warrior, but Krista Tippett discovers in Sitting Bull's living legacy, a very different character from history's celebrity warrior chief who vanquished Custer.
She was just days old when her family came to the United States in 1976. They were part of the first wave of Hmong refugees to come to the United States. Now, the family has lived here far longer than they lived in Laos. Pakou fits in quite well in her community.
Visit any farmer's market in the Twin Cities and you're likely to see Hmong vendors selling rasberries, sweet onions, and a host of other produce they've grown. Farming runs deep in the Hmong culture. However, many Hmong farmers are isolated both by culture and language from the rest of U.S.
Tomorrow in Duluth, people will gather to celebrate a new poetry anthology. It's a collection of poems by Minnesota women, going all the way back to pioneer days called "To Sing Along the Way." Minnesota Public Radio's Stephanie Hemphill has more.
This morning, we have another installment in our series, "the Bookshelf," in which we ask notable Minnesotans to tell us about a book that has been meaningful in their lives. Today, we'll hear from State Senator Mee Moua, a Democrat who represents the East Side of St. Paul.
John Hallberg is our regular medical analyst here on ATC, and he's a physician in family medicine at the University of Minnesota. He'll be traveling with the Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra as the tour physician on their upcoming European tour.
The Hmong have been a presence in Minnesota for three decades. The first arrivals came in the mid-70s. Now the community is more than 50-thousand strong. And the arrival of one of the first Hmong families to the state will be marked this weekend by a St. Paul church.
All week long we've been immersed in Minnesota's ethnic music scene in a series called "Notes from Home." For our final installment, we'll take a look at one of the largest niche markets in Latin music in the Twin Cities - Regional Mexican Music.
The recent opening of the Minneapolis Public Library drew a lot of attention to the new look of libraries, with state of the art technology, cafes and comfy chairs. But libraries aren't just changing physically.