Connect with Mni Sota Makoce. An indigenous place.

Native Nations of Minnesota

Connect with Mni Sota Makoce. An indigenous place.

The places we inhabit are layered in the stories they tell. We learn from Dakota and Ojibwe people through stories of this land and its first people, providing an experiential introduction to absent narratives — voices and stories that have been left out.

Spend the day visiting local sites of significance to Dakota people and learning about them from Dakota perspectives.

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Why Treaties Matter Exhibit at State Capitol Grand Opening

Why Treaties Matter Exhibit at State Capitol Grand Opening

The Why Treaties Matter traveling exhibit is on permanent display at the State Capitol in St. Paul and is part of the Capitol’s Grand Opening on August 11-13, 2017.

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Why Treaties Matter Traveling Exhibit

Why Treaties Matter Traveling Exhibit

This traveling exhibit explores relationships between Dakota and Ojibwe Indian Nations and the U.S. government in this place we now call Minnesota.

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Four Seasons of the Ojibwe

Four Seasons of the Ojibwe

This interactive, daylong workshop will present new curriculum across content areas that integrate specific Ojibwe materials aligned with the Minnesota State Standards.

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Bdote Memory Map

Bdote Memory Map

The Bdote Memory Map began as a part of the “City Indians” multi-media installation at Ancient Traders Gallery on Franklin Avenue in Minneapolis in 2005. This resource provides better understanding about the Dakota people’s relationship to Minnesota. Educator materials are included.

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Empower educators to increase knowledge of indigenous ways

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