Counter Stories

When recreational cannabis became legal to possess and sell (with licenses) on August 1, 2023, the Red Lake Nation was ready. Having already been growing for medicinal use, Red Lake’s legal counsel, Joe Plumer, worked alongside legislators to help pass the new law with a focus on tribal provisions.  Joe joins the crew to shed some light on the new law and how Red Lake and other tribes have been and continue to navigate through it. 

What is Counter Stories?

We discuss race, identity, social justice and culture in a region grappling with demographic changes