Minneapolis – Why Treaties Matter

University of Minnesota Communty of Scholars Program Lounge 10 Church Street #375, Minneapolis, 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.

Free

Hastings – We Are Water MN

Pleasant Hill Library 1490 South Frontage Road, Hastings, Minnesota

The We Are Water MN traveling exhibit examines three ways of knowing water: personal stories, historical content, and scientific information.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.

Free

Eagan – We Are Water MN

Lebanon Hills Visitor Center 860 Cliff Road, Eagan, MN

The We Are Water MN traveling exhibit examines three ways of knowing water: personal stories, historical content, and scientific information.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.

Free

Bemidji – Treaties, Strategies, and Traditionalism

American Indian Resource Center, Bemidji State University 1630 Birchmont Dr NE, Bemidji, MN

Comparing Native and White perspectives on treaty signing throws into sharp relief the divergent understandings, cultural differences, and foreclosed opportunities that characterized these encounters. This talk foregrounds Indigenous perspectives, specifically those of the Anishinabeg of Minnesota and Quebec, on treaty signing, economic activities, and the seasonal round.

Free

St. Paul – MN Writers Series: The Latitude of a Mercy

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

Poet Stefan Lovasik is the next featured author in our new Minnesota Writers Series. His most recent poetry collection, The Latitude of a Mercy, was published by New York Quarterly Books.

Free

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