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Select Committee on Racial Justice

THIRD MEETING

2019-2020 Regular Session - October 06, 2020

STATE OF MINNESOTA THIRD MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETY-FIRST SESSION

SELECT COMMITTEE ON RACIAL JUSTICE
MINUTES

Representative Richardson, Co-Chair of the Select Committee on Racial Justice, called the remote meeting to order at 1:00pm on Tuesday, October 6th, 2020, pursuant to House rule 10.01.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:
RICHARDSON, Ruth, Co-Chair
MORAN, Rena, Co-Chair
DEMUTH, Lisa, Vice Chair
BECKER-FINN, Jamie
HER, Kaohly
NEU, Anne
SANDELL, Steve
KOEGEL, Erin
EDELSON, Heather
LONG, Jamie
URDAHL, Dean
LAYMAN, Sandy
ECKLUND, Rob


Representative Richardson called the meeting at 1:00pm. A quorum was present.

Representative Demuth moved that the minutes of September 22nd, 2020 be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Demuth moved that the minutes of September 29th, 2020 be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Kate Beane, PhD (Flandreau Santee Sioux Dakota) Public Historian and Educator Carly Bad Heart Bull, JD (Flandreau Santee Sioux Dakota) Executive Director of Native Ways Federation provided joint testimony and presented on the topic of historical trauma of Indigenous people in Minnesota for the committee.

Sam Simmons, LADC Behavioral Consultant, Samuel Simmons Consulting, testified and presented on the topic of historical trauma of African Americans in Minnesota for the committee.


Rep. Richardson opened the committee for Member discussion and questions.


The meeting was adjourned at 3:06pm.



















More Info On This Meeting..
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Meeting held in accordance with House Rule 10.01.
Historical Trauma.
02:41 - Kate Beane, PhD - (Flandreau Santee Sioux Dakota) Public historian and educator & Carly Bad Heart Bull, JD (Flandreau Santee Sioux Dakota) Executive Director, Native Ways Federation.
53:32 - Sam Simmons, LADC, Behavioral Consultant, Samuel Simmons Consulting.
1:37:54 - Questions and answers.
Runs 2 hours, 5 minutes.


This remote meeting will be held in accordance with House Rule 10.01

Historical Trauma

Kate Beane, PhD
(Flandreau Santee Sioux Dakota)
Public Historian and Educator

Carly Bad Heart Bull, JD
(Flandreau Santee Sioux Dakota)
Executive Director, Native Ways Federation

Sam Simmons, LADC
Behavioral Consultant, Samuel Simmons Consulting


Accessibility:
If you have questions about the accessibility of remote hearings or require an accommodation, please email Blake.Wilcox@house.mn or leave a message at 651-296-8803
Public Testimony:
Those wishing to provide public testimony will have the opportunity on October 13, 2020. Please email CLA Binta.Kanteh@house.mn or call 651-296-8827 for further information.

For all other committee matters, please contact CA Laura.Taken-Holtze@house.mn or Alyssa.Fritz@house.mn