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Online – Woman Life Freedom (3 part series)

Online

Woman, Life, Freedom: The Iranian Women's Revolution in Transnational Context, with Dr. Yalda Hamidi from Minnesota State University-Mankato, is a three-part online series. Participants will learn more about Iranian history and culture, women's rights in Iran, and the current women's revolution, using pre-assigned readings and primary resources to guide their discussions. Participants must attend all three sessions.

$30

The Great Northern Festival – Learning from Place: Bdote

Fort Snelling State Park 101 Snelling Lake Road, St. Paul, MN

Learning from Place: Bdote - visit sites of great significance to Dakota people. Participants will learn from Dakota community members through stories and histories that have often been left out of our state’s history. This event is offered in partnership with The Great Northern as part of its 2022 festival.

$25

MN Writers Series: The Stories Whiteness Tells Itself Book Launch

Minnesota Humanities Event Center 987 Ivy Avenue East, Saint Paul, MN

Join us on Wednesday, February 8, to celebrate the release of David Mura's new book, "The Stories Whiteness Tells Itself: Racial Myths and Our American Narratives", released in January of 2023 by University of Minnesota Press. Following a reading of selections from the new book, Mura will be joined by his friend and fellow writer Alexs Pate for a discussion on dismantling the myth of whiteness.

Free

Onamia and Online – Dakota and Ojibwe Languages Symposium

Grand Casino Mille Lacs 777 Grand Avenue, Onamia, MN

The Minnesota Indian Affairs Council’s Language Revitalization Working Group, partnering with the Minnesota Humanities Center, is hosting a two-day Dakota & Ojibwe Languages Symposium! The goal of the symposium is to bring people working in Dakota & Ojibwe language revitalization together.

$30

St. Paul – Latine Hxstory and the Xican@ Pop-Up Book Movement

Minnesota Humanities Event Center 987 Ivy Avenue East, Saint Paul, MN

This workshop will introduce teachers to the Xican@ Pop-Up Book (XPUB) movement that was developed by Dr. Elias Serna and John Avalos Rios as a response to the dismantling of the Mexican American Studies (MAS) Department in Tucson, Arizona.

$75

St. Paul – Feeding Our Souls: The Essence of Black Joy

Minnesota Humanities Event Center 987 Ivy Avenue East, Saint Paul, MN

Chefs Mateo Mackbee and Lachelle Cunningham engage participants in the cultural richness of food, music, and stories that define the essence of Black joy.

$10

Mankato – Transnational Feminism, Solidarity, and Care for #WomanLifeFreedom

Ostrander Auditorium - Minnesota State University - Mankato 540 W Road, Mankato, MN

Recent events and protests in Iran have catapulted human rights and feminist issues onto the world stage, and yet these movements in Iran are not new. Join Dr. Yalda Hamidi (Minnesota State University, Mankato) and a special guest panel as they reflect on the Iranian feminist revolution of 2022 and the politics of solidarity, care, and transnational feminism.

Free

Becker – We Are Water MN

Sherburne History Center 10775 27th Ave SE, Becker

The We Are Water MN traveling exhibit examines three ways of knowing water: personal stories, historical content, and scientific information. Visitors can explore stories both local and statewide and share their own stories of water’s importance in their life.

St. Paul – Headscarf Story Circle: Tea Gathering

Minnesota Humanities Event Center 987 Ivy Avenue East, Saint Paul, MN

Headscarf Story Circle, the first of a series of offerings that recognizes the strength and resiliency of women. Join us as we gather together through the shared connection of the headscarf and its complexity.

$20

Walker – Why Treaties Matter

Walker-Hackensack-Akeley High School 301 4th Street, Walker, MN

"Why Treaties Matter: Self-Government in the Dakota and Ojibwe Nations” explores relationships between Dakota and Ojibwe Indian Nations and the U.S. government in this place we now call Minnesota.

Learning from Place: Hmong St. Paul

Minnesota Humanities Event Center 987 Ivy Avenue East, Saint Paul, MN

Build your cultural understanding and awareness as you immerse yourself within St. Paul's vibrant Hmong community through an interactive, in-person experience.

$30

St. Paul – Learning from Place: Bdote

Fort Snelling State Park 101 Snelling Lake Road, St. Paul, MN

Learning from Place: Bdote is an immersive experience that brings participants to sites of great significance to Dakota people in the Twin Cities. Participants will learn from Dakota community members through stories and histories that have often been left out of our state’s history.

$75