Mystic Lake Hosting Dakota, Ojibwe Language Quiz Bowls As Part Of Indian Education ConferenceAs part of the Minnesota Indian Education Association (MIEA) 36th Annual Conference, students will be facing off to test their knowledge of the Dakota and Ojibwe languages.
Dakota, Ojibwe Memorial Ride Draws Large Crowd From 2 StatesTodd Finney and five generations of his Dakota family members stood out in the cold last weekend at the spot where, exactly 159 years ago, 38 Dakota akicita — warriors — were hanged at the order of a U.S. president.
Final Four Guide: Best Places To Catch A Music Act In Twin CitiesTo the untrained ear, the Twin Cities’ music scene is often overlooked on the national level. But it is a surprisingly vibrant and unique community – and one deserving of recognition. I mean, if Prince loved it here, that speaks volumes. So, from large arenas, to intimate open mics, here’s a list of great venues to check out both local and national acts while you’re visiting the Twin Cities.
Church Agrees To Return Rock Sacred To Dakota PeopleLeaders of the United Methodist Church in Minnesota have agreed to return a sacred rock to a place that is sacred to the Dakota people.
Walker To Take Down Structure Inspired By Mass Hanging Of Dakota Tribe MembersThe Walker Art Center is responding to overwhelming anger over a new piece of art in the sculpture garden.
Walker Addresses Newest Structure Inspired By Mass Hanging Of Dakota MenJust one week before the grand re-opening of its Sculpture Garden, the Walker Art Center is apologizing for one of its newest structures.
More Than 30 Pipeline Protesters Arrested In Past Few DaysAuthorities in southern North Dakota say more than 30 protesters have been arrested in the last few days at a Dakota Access pipeline construction site north of Almont.
Oops! University Of South Dakota Billboard Contains Grammar ErrorA University of South Dakota billboard with a grammatical error reflects badly on the university and will be replaced, the school's spokeswoman says.
N.D. Looking To Clean Up Waste Land In OilfieldsA half-century after it held saltwater and other oil-drilling waste, an abandoned pit near the Little Missouri River in western North Dakota was dug out and filled with fresh soil this week with hopes that the site will someday be capable of producing vegetation again.
Twin Cities Recognize Indigenous People’s DayIn most cities around the country, Monday was Columbus Day. But in Minneapolis and St. Paul, as well as a few other cities, it was Indigenous People’s Day.
'Bde Maka Ska': Minneapolis Park Board Adds Dakota Name To Lake Calhoun SignsThe Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board will add placards bearing the Dakota name "Bde Maka Ska" to all entry signs surrounding Lake Calhoun Friday afternoon.
Wander Minnesota: Mille Lacs Kathio State ParkLast week, I talked about the wild rice demonstrations at the Mille Lacs Indian Museum. Not far from the museum is Mille Lacs Kathio State Park. The park's two-fold name has two roots. "Mille Lacs" is the term French explorers used to describe the area, and it is an apt term, meaning "1,000 lakes" in English.
Wander Minnesota: Minneopa State Park
Good Question: How Did Minnesota Get Its Name?On May 11, 1858, Minnesota officially became the 32nd state. So, Cassandra from Cannon Falls asks: How did Minnesota get its name? Good Question.
About 35,000 Apply For Section 8 Housing In The MetroNumbers from the Metropolitan Council show that nearly 40,000 people applied last week seeking Section 8 housing in the metro area.