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Using philosophy, literature, art, music, history and language across our programs, events and partnerships—we focus on what unites us not divides us, in Minnesota and beyond. Keep reading to get to know our work and explore our blog.

Drawing on the power of the humanities, Veterans’ Voices changes the narrative of Veterans and honors their contributions.

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Aug. 4-Sept. 16, 2019, Reif Performing Arts Center, Grand Rapids
"We Are Water MN" explores the connections between the humanities and water through an exhibit and public events.

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In this place now called Minnesota, we learn from Dakota and Ojibwe people through stories of this land and its first people.

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Minnesota Humanities Center Request for Writers:  Dakota and Ojibwe Book Publishing Opportunity

Sep. 11, 2019 By Minnesota Humanities Center

Request for Writers: Dakota and Ojibwe Book Publishing Opportunity

The Minnesota Humanities Center (MHC) and the Minnesota Indian Affairs Council (MIAC) are seeking up to four writers for a series of third-grade level books highlighting the history and experiences of influential Dakota and Ojibwe people: leaders, healers, culture-keepers, and other notable figures. These books will supplement the “Why Treaties Matter” traveling exhibit and community … Continued

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Minnesota Humanities Center 2019 Veterans’ Voices Awardees Announced

Sep. 3, 2019 By Minnesota Humanities Center

2019 Veterans’ Voices Awardees Announced

The Minnesota Humanities Center (MHC) is thrilled to announce the 2019 Veterans’ Voices Awardees! These nine individuals have shared exemplary written works of poetry, prose, essays, memoirs, and more that speak to their military service and experiences as a Veteran. Through the written word, Veterans find their voice, process their experiences, and connect with others. … Continued

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