As the first American Indian woman to serve, she's keenly aware of the significance.
Updated: April 13, 2012, - 11:11 PM
There are no bumper stickers. No campaign buttons either. But make no mistake about it, Abdimalik Askar is serious about his bid to become the next president of Somalia.
Updated: April 10, 2012, - 07:32 PM
Immigrants, attorneys don't see much change with new approach to deportation. Feds say final numbers aren't in.
Updated: April 01, 2012, - 11:01 PM
Abdullahi Yusuf Ahmed, 77, died last week in Dubai. Uniting Somalis always was his goal, said his younger brother, Hussein, who lives in Minneapolis.
Updated: March 29, 2012, - 08:16 PM
Somali nicknames are distinctive. In fact, some only know a person by his or her nickname.
Updated: March 27, 2012, - 10:23 PM
Tapping into their roots from the "land of poets," Somali-American youths are embracing the art and finding their voice.
Updated: March 21, 2012, - 04:29 PM
For the first time since he lived there as a child, Abdi Phenomenal returned to the Dadaab refugee camp in East Africa last August. He and fellow Poet Nation founder Matt Erickson made the trip to film the plight of famine victims arriving at the camp. The documentary, "Voices of Dadaab," which features a song and poetry by Phenomenal, can be viewed at www.startribune.com/a1139.
Updated: March 21, 2012, - 02:38 PM
On their first day teaching refugees how to knit, JoAnn Manthey and her friend Joan Gilbertson stuck to the basics.
Updated: March 13, 2012, - 11:14 PM
Rochester woman who refused to stand during her terrorism trial last fall is fighting to have record cleared.
Updated: March 13, 2012, - 11:13 PM