Coffee Break: Indigenous Peoples Day

People stand at the front of a rally.
Indigenous elders including Mary Lyons, center, stand at the front of the crowd gathered for the Treaties not Tar Sands rally at the Minnesota State Capitol on Wednesday, August 25, 2021. (Evan Frost | MPR News)

Today is Indigenous Peoples' Day, it commemorates Native American history and culture in all forms. With input from Minnesotans with tribal nation heritage, The Current has compiled a living, breathing playlist to explore and honor Indigenous People.

Let's celebrate Indigenous Peoples' Day in the way we do best - with music!

For today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what songs from Indigenous People do you want to hear?

Respond with your song ideas in the comments below.

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Songs played

Link Wray - Rumble
Tufawon - Cinnamon
Buffy Sainte-Marie - Universal Soldier
Romeo Void - Never Say Never
Redbone - Come and Get Your Love
Annie Humphrey - Sacred Rage

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