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

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

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

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

Walker – Why Treaties Matter

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

St. Paul – Poetry Sparks!

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

In celebration of National Poetry Month, join Minnesota’s Poet Laureate Gwen Westerman, at a poetry gathering just for poets. Hear about Gwen’s vision for poetry across the state, get connected to other poets, and let your creativity loose with some writing time.

Free

St. Paul – Critical Conversation: Starting with the Indigenous | Emphasis on Place

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

Join Indigenous leaders Christina Woods, Executive Director of the Duluth Art Institute, and Kate Beane, Executive Director of the Minnesota Museum of American Art, who will engage participants in deep dialogue about Indigenous issues related to place and land.

Free

Duluth – Minnesota Writers Series: The Sky Watched

American Indian Community Housing Organization (AICHO) 202 West 2nd Street, Duluth, MN, United States

Author and poet Linda LeGarde Grover joins the Minnesota Writers Series for a special event in Duluth for Poetry Month. In addition to reading selections from her recently re-released collection, The Sky Watched: Poems of Ojibwe Lives , Grover will also join in conversation with Dr. Jill M. Doerfler, head of American Indian Studies at University of Minnesota-Duluth.

Free

St. Paul – Critical Conversation: Stories I Didn’t Know

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

Join us for a special screening of the film followed by a community conversation with Rita Davern, Ramona Kitto Stately, and Reuben Kitto Stately. Reflect on how one person’s discovery of truth can create a significant positive impact on personal and statewide levels.

Free

St. Paul – Learning from Place: Bdote

Indian Mounds Regional Park 10 Mounds Blvd, St. Paul

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 – Fall Metro Indian Education Gathering

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

Join us for the Fall Metro Indian Education Gathering. Anyone connected to American Indian Education and/or American Indian students are welcome to attend.

Free

Staples – Including An Indigenous Lens that Honors the Past, Present, and Future

Sourcewell 202 12th Street NE, Spicer, United States

In this session of Excavating Excellence: A Speaker Series and Cohort offered by Sourcewell, we will excavate a perspective that is too often minimized, misrepresented, or sometimes completely absent: the perspective of our nation's first people.

$80