Allison Herrera joined KOSU in November 2015, after serving as the editor of the award-winning online publication the Twin Cities Daily Planet.
Since earning a B.A. in journalism from the University of Minnesota, she has worked as a radio and video producer for various public radio and television stations throughout Minnesota, including Northern Wilds Media, Ampers, KFAI, WTIP, and several others.
She recently worked with KBFT radio on the Bois Forte Band of Chippewa reservation in northern Minnesota to produce a series of shows about art, culture, history and the environment.
Allison is currently completing a documentary about Native American painter Jim Denomie and lives in Minneapolis with her daughter, Anna.
Martin Scorsese's film Killers of the Flower Moon chronicles a series of murders targeting Osage people in the 1920s. Scorsese shot on location in Oklahoma and consulted closely with Osage citizens.
Eighteen months after a landmark ruling said the state of Oklahoma doesn’t have jurisdiction on tribal reservations in Oklahoma, the nation’s high court will decide if they want to reconsider the decision.
A 2020 Supreme Court decision returned policing and prosecutions to tribal authorities, and the Muscogee Nation's tribal police want to interact differently with the community.