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Pine Point students Caitlyn Clark and Kianna Eischens enjoy fresh-picked corn on the cob.

White Earth Land Recovery Project turns to diabetes prevention

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PINE POINT -- For about 20 years now, the White Earth Land Recovery Project has been working on cultural revitalization, food and energy sovereignty issues on the White Earth reservation.

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The Mino-Miijim ("Good Food") Program was created several years ago, to address the diabetes epidemic on the White Earth Reservation and to restore health and balance to the community. The program provides traditional native and healthy food items to diabetic individuals and their families.

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Vicki Gerdes
Staff writer at Detroit Lakes Newspapers for the past 14 years, currently editor of the entertainment and community pages as well as obituaries. Living in DL with my cat, Smokey.
(218) 844-1454
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