Mark Trahant

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Mark Trahant

Mark Trahant is the Charles R Johnson Endowed Professor of Journalism at the University of North Dakota Communication Program.

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Charles R Johnson Endowed Professor of Journalism
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Shoshone-Bannock Tribe
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I spent last winter in northern Italy on a fellowship. Something that struck me was how differently people viewed food. For example in a village where I was staying, shopping for food was an every day event. People would walk through a open air market, see what was fresh, and buy enough for a day or two. The vegetables, the pastas, meats, fish or dairy, were all sold by the farmer, fisher or rancher. The food chain was quick and visible.

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A report on the different ways that the Native vote impacted the results of the 2012 election.

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Thoughts on the recent elections and an idea on what the Obama administration could learn from Tribal Nations to reduce health care costs.

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A provocative film from the American Indian perspective that reframes today’s controversial energy debate while the fate of the environment hangs in the balance.

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Complement classroom discussion about America's energy future with this film, and help students comprehend the debate about the best use of natural resources.