New St. Paul Housing Facility is First of its Kind for Homeless Native American Youth in Minnesota []


By Kelly Smith, Star Tribune, December 2, 2019

After bouncing from shelter to shelter for four years, 19-year-old Shataye finally has a place of her own to lay her head and help to get back on her feet.

Beaming with joy, she recently moved into a St. Paul apartment, one of 42 units at Mino Oski Ain Dah Yung, a new $13.6 million building that means “good new home” in Ojibwe.

Two nonprofits, the Ain Dah Yung Center in St. Paul and Project for Pride in Living in Minneapolis, unveiled the project last month — a first of its kind building in Minnesota, offering permanent supportive housing for 18- to 24-year-old American Indians.

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