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The We Are Water MN traveling exhibit examines three ways of knowing water: personal stories, historical content, and scientific information.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The We Are Water MN traveling exhibit examines three ways of knowing water: personal stories, historical content, and scientific information.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

POSTPONED – Austin – Poetry in the Parks

Austin Public Library 323 4th Avenue Northeast, Austin, MN, United States

Students in grades 5-8 are invited to join Minnesota’s Poet Laureate Gwen Westerman and fellow poet Michael Torres* for a daylong writing workshop at Minnesota State Parks. Alongside the poets, students will explore the beauty of nature and write their own poems. Students will receive instruction and encouragement to write in their home languages as well as English.

Free

St. Paul – Armed With Language: Film Talk

Plank Museum and Visitors Center at Historic Fort Snelling 200 Tower Avenue, St. Paul, MN, United States

In the height of WWII, Historic Ft. Snelling was home to a little-known Military Intelligence Service Language School (MISLS). Thousands of Nisei men and women (second generation Japanese Americans) were trained as linguists and translators and played a crucial role in helping the U.S. to end the war. Join producer Katie O’Rourke as she engages the film’s writer David Mura in a reflective conversation, a year on from the debut of the film.

Free

POSTPONED – Worthington – Poetry in the Parks

Nobles County Library 407 12th Street, Worthington, MN, United States

Students in grades 5-8 are invited to join Minnesota’s Poet Laureate Gwen Westerman and fellow poet Michael Torres* for a daylong writing workshop at Minnesota State Parks. Alongside the poets, students will explore the beauty of nature and write their own poems. Students will receive instruction and encouragement to write in their home languages as well as English.

Free

Online – Teaching Bdote

Online

K-12 educators will receive 3 clock hours. Teaching Bdote: Tools for Teaching American Indian Content is designed for educators who have attended, or are planning to attend, Learning from Place: Bdote. This workshop is especially useful for developing unique classroom content to align with Minnesota State Social Studies Standards.

$20

St. Paul – Objects of War: A Storytelling Circle

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

Join the Minnesota Humanities Center on Saturday, November 5 at 10:30 a.m. for a storytelling circle centered around "Objects of War." Participants are invited to bring their own object to share that helps them tell the story of their own connection to war, whether direct or indirect.

Free

Learning in Community: 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

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