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  • 'Boozhoo' to the Affordable Care Act: Local scholar Anton Treuer voices Ojibwe spots on health care enrollment

    Z Kayser, Bemidji Pioneer|Apr 1, 2014

    BEMIDJI -- As the signup deadline for the statewide MNsure and federal Affordable Care Act health insurance exchanges loomed Monday, radio listeners might have heard an interesting pitch for enrolling: one delivered almost completely in Ojibwe. For more than six months, a series of radio spots all over the country has been encouraging American Indians to sign up for health coverage. The ones that put the traditional Ojibwe language over the airwaves starred Anton Treuer, an Ojibwe expert and director of the American Indian Resource Center at BS...