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Spirit of Phillips – September 2018

Spirit of Phillips – September 2018

Raise Your Voice – Mother Earth knows

Raise Your Voice – Mother Earth knows

BY PETER MOLENAAR Editor’s note: This article was written before the August 14th primary election. Our Franklin Avenue follows an old Dakota path to what were bountiful waters to the near west of us. Today we take this path to 2104 Stevens Avenue to find the headquarters of MN350, an organization which resists the forces of climate change. [...]

Just Say N.N.O. National Night Out

Just Say N.N.O. National Night Out

Vote!

Vote!

“Nobody will ever deprive the American people of the right to vote except the American people themselves and the only way they could do this is by not voting.” – Franklin D. Roosevelt “Voting is the most precious right of every citizen, and we have a moral obligation to ensure the integrity of our voting process.”   – Hillary [...]

Raise Your Voice – Upholding native languages

Raise Your Voice – Upholding native  languages

BY PETER MOLENAAR I have again had the opportunity to meet with Anita Gates at the Pow Wow Grounds Coffee Shop on Franklin Ave. Anita has an advanced degree in the field of education and is certified to teach the Dakota language. The local American Indian Parents Committee actively shares her concerns regarding the status of Native education. [...]

Dave’s Dumpster – Freedom in Thought and Word

Dave’s Dumpster – Freedom in Thought and Word

Letter to the Editor Separating children from parents? “This is exactly who we are!”

BY DONNA NESTE I have been glued to MSNBC, writing letters, and emails to the Justice Dept., Homeland Security, the White House, and calling lawmakers in Washington; since the horrendous, immoral and, frankly, evil Trump policy was put in place; of separating children from their parents at the southern border. While watching this unbelievable [...]

Dave’s Dumpster – The Imminence of Immigrants

Dave’s Dumpster – The Imminence of Immigrants

Raise Your Voice – Soil & water & spirit

Raise Your Voice – Soil & water & spirit

BY PETER MOLENAAR From time to time, some of us venture south of Lake Street to visit the Powderhorn people. Should you turn west from Bloomington Avenue onto 35th Street, look to the right to view their lovely park. Glance left, as you approach Chicago Avenue and you will spot the old fire station which houses their neighborhood association. [...]

Spirit of Phillips

Spirit of Phillips

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