Dakota and Ojibwe Languages Symposium

Treasure Island Resort 5734 Sturgeon Lake Rd, Welch, MN, United States

The Minnesota Indian Affairs Council’s Language Revitalization Working Group, partnering with the Minnesota Humanities Center, is hosting the 3rd annual Dakota & Ojibwe Languages Symposium! This two-day symposium will be held on Thursday, Feb. 29th and Friday, March 1st at Treasure Island Resort and Casino.

$30

Prior Lake – Understand Native Minnesota Educator Academy

Mystic Lake Center 2400 Mystic Lake Boulevard NW, Prior Lake, MN, United States

The Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community, through its Understand Native Minnesota campaign, is hosting two free Educator Academy events on February 21 and March 14, from 8:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m. These one-day events offer professional development workshops to introduce K-12 educators to a variety of ways to teach Native American topics in classroom settings.

Free

St. Paul – Spring Metro Indian Education Gathering

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

Join us for the Spring Metro American Indian Education Gathering hosted at the Minnesota Humanities Center. Anyone connected to American Indian Education and/or American Indian students are welcome to attend.

Free

Minneapolis – Learning from Place: Cedar-Riverside/West Bank

Brian Coyle Neighborhood Center 420 South 15th Avenue, Minneapolis, MN, United States

K-12 educators will receive 3 clock hours. Build your cultural understanding and awareness as you immerse yourself in Minneapolis’s Cedar-Riverside neighborhood, a community with a longstanding tradition of cultural diversity and settlement with a robust business and arts community.

$30

Learning from Place: Hmong St. Paul

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

K-12 educators will receive 4 clock hours. 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, United States

K-12 educators will receive 5 clock hours. 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

St. Paul – Learning from Place: Bdote

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

SOLD OUT. K-12 educators will receive 5 clock hours. 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

St. Paul – Juneteenth Reckoning with Slavery: Minnesota African American History

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

K-12 educators will receive 2 clock hours. K-12 educators are invited to attend this special film screening and discussion. Co-produced by OMG Studios and the Minnesota Humanities Center, this documentary challenges our understanding of slavery, its impact on Minnesota, and how we reconcile our past.

Birmingham, AL – Alabama Civil Rights Field Study

Sonesta Inns and Suites 50 State Farm Pkwy, Birmingham, AL, United States

The Modern Civil Rights Movement forced the nation to re-think, re-examine, and re-structure how it dealt with issues of race, justice, and citizenship. Join Minnesota educators for an in-depth, interactive seven-day, six-night field study of the pivotal role that Alabama played in making the promises of the U.S. Constitution a greater reality for more Americans and its relevance to Minnesota today.