Minneapolis – Why Treaties Matter

University of Minnesota Communty of Scholars Program Lounge 10 Church Street #375, Minneapolis, MN, United States

"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, United States

The We Are Water MN traveling exhibit examines three ways of knowing water: personal stories, historical content, and scientific information.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

The We Are Water MN traveling exhibit examines three ways of knowing water: personal stories, historical content, and scientific information.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

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, United States

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

Recurring

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
Recurring

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

Recurring

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, United States

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, United States

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, United States

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, United States

K-12 educators will receive 6 clock hours. 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