Season 2021

Prairie Public presents a wide variety of short feature segments highlighting the art, history, and culture of North Dakota, Minnesota and Manitoba. Over the years a diverse group of people have made the prairie region their home, bringing rich traditions in music, food, crafts and lifestyle. These short stories are a connection to the past, present and future of life on the northern prairie.

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Artifact Spotlight: Beadwork of the Woodland Tribes

In this Artifact Spotlight learn about traditional beadwork of the Woodland Tribes.

Artifact Spotlight: Beadwork of the Woodland Tribes

Video thumbnail: Prairie Public Shorts Artifact Spotlight: Emma and Emma Pioneers of Medicine

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Artifact Spotlight: Emma and Emma Pioneers of Medicine

Dr. Emma Ogden and Emma Combacker. Two pioneering women of medicine.

Artifact Spotlight: Emma and Emma Pioneers of Medicine

Video thumbnail: Prairie Public Shorts 150th Anniversary Detroit Lakes, MN

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150th Anniversary Detroit Lakes, MN

Detroit Lakes, MN celebrating its 150th anniversary

150th Anniversary Detroit Lakes, MN

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Bennett Brien

Profile on sculptor Bennett Brien

Bennett Brien

Video thumbnail: Prairie Public Shorts Artifact Spotlight: Lewis Hotel

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Artifact Spotlight: Lewis Hotel

Visit Becker County History Museum to learn about the Lewis Hotel in Detroit Lakes.

Artifact Spotlight: Lewis Hotel

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Raymond Rea

Profile on filmmaker Raymond Rea of Moorhead, MN.

Raymond Rea

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Bill Brien

Profile on digital artist Bill Brien of Bismarck, North Dakota.

Bill Brien

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Sugar Beet Museum

A profile on the Red River Valley Sugar Beet Museum in Crookston, Minnesota.

Sugar Beet Museum

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Camilla Morrison

Profile on University of North Dakota costume designer Camilla Morrison.

Camilla Morrison

Video thumbnail: Prairie Public Shorts Damber Subba and Punya Ghimirey

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Damber Subba and Punya Ghimirey

Profile on two musicians who are preserving Nepali music.

Damber Subba and Punya Ghimirey

Video thumbnail: Prairie Public Shorts Roots of the Red River Valley

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Roots of the Red River Valley

Feature on Russell Lee's photos taken during a 1940s sugar beet harvest in Polk County.

Roots of the Red River Valley

Video thumbnail: Prairie Public Shorts Ber Vasquez

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Ber Vasquez

Profile on Dilworth, Minnesota artist Ber Vasquez.

Ber Vasquez

Video thumbnail: Prairie Public Shorts The History of Sugar Beets

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The History of Sugar Beets

An overview of the history of sugar beets in the Red River Valley.

The History of Sugar Beets

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Women's Suffrage 100th Anniversary

A look at an exhibit about the 100th Anniversary of the Women's Suffrage Movement.

Women's Suffrage 100th Anniversary