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Mary Wakefield ~ Thriving through Adversity ~ Chickahominy Tribe Fights for Recognition

Thursday, November 28, 2019 – On this Thanksgiving, we're feeling grateful for caregivers. Mary Wakefield taught at UND and became the Acting Deputy Secretary of the US Department of Health and Human Services in the Obama administration. The Devils Lake native joins John Harris for this week's Prairie Pulse. ~~~ We’re looking back at the best of Main Street 2019. We re-air a conversation with Laetitia Mizero Hellerud, a 4-time refugee, who spoke with Doug Hamilton about her book, “Turning Points, True Stories of Thriving Through Adversity. ~~~ Independent producer Charles McGuignan introduces us to one of the assistant chiefs of the Chickahominy tribe as they navigate a world in which the government does not recognize their tribe.

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