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Drone shot overlooking camp nenookaasi

Camp Nenookaasi Burns Down, Finds New Home

Minneapolis, MN — Camp Nenookaasi, a beacon of hope to the unhoused community, burned down on Thursday afternoon. At 12:07 p.m. on February 29, firefighters were called after a yurt caught fire and spread to the rest of the camp.

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Samatar Encampment Eviction Leaves 100 Displaced Mid-Winter

Minneapolis, MN – The largest encampment of unhoused people in Minneapolis was evicted on Wednesday, Jan. 18, following a recent shooting which left 27-year-old Adnan Mohamed Ali dead. The Samatar Crossing Encampment in the Cedar-Riverside neighborhood (also playfully known as ‘House of Balls Encampment,’ named…

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Minneapolis Community Resists Encampment Eviction

Minneapolis, MN – After swelling to serve several dozen residents swept from other encampments, the lot on 29th Street and 14th Avenue continues to be controlled by unhoused residents despite the ongoing threat of eviction. On July 8, dozens of community members rallied at the…

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Southside Minneapolis Encampment Faces Eviction Threat

Minneapolis, MN – Another encampment of unhoused people living in tents is threatened by the City of Minneapolis for eviction. For almost two months now, an empty lot on 29th Street and 14th Avenue in South Minneapolis has had a growing number of people residing…