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Dr. Dawn Quigley ~ ND Special Olympics

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Wednesday, June 1, 2022 - Why does diversity matter in books? We visit with author and educator Dr. Dawn Quigley who recently presented on why she writes for the “We Need Diverse Books” collective. A citizen of the Turtle Mountain Band of Ojibwe, she spoke with young readers about her chapter book, Jo Jo Makoons. ~~~ Agriculture is a big emitter of greenhouse gasses – which are the biggest driver of climate change. But some farmers are taking on the issue by sinking the air’s carbon in the ground. Eve Abrams reports on how they do it. ~~~ Special Olympics North Dakota is sending 30 members to represent North Dakota at the 2022 Special Olympics USA Games, coming up next week in Orlando, Florida. Joining us is Braedan Hanson, director of sports, Special Olympics North Dakota.