Tom Rademacher: "Raising Ollie" ~ Rep. Ruth Buffalo ~ Wild Rice Feature
Wednesday, October 13, 2021 - Tom Rademacher is an English teacher and Minnesota’s Teacher of the Year in 2014. His new book, “Raising Ollie,” is the story of his nonbinary, art-obsessed child; a new school where Ollie could flourish; and how raising Ollie led the author into insights about himself. ~~~ Monday it was Indigenous People’s Day, but here on Main Street we’re having an Indigenous People’s Week! Today in an excerpt of the Prairie Pulse television show with host John Harris, we hear from Representative Ruth Buffalo, a citizen of the Mandan, Hidatsa, and Arikara Nation. ~~~ We’re proud to announce that the television service of Prairie Public has won a regional Emmy for “Wild Rice,” a feature produced by Andy Garske. Today we share the audio from that production.