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Dakota and Ojibwe Languages Symposium Community Presenter Application

If you're interested in leading an in-person session for other symposium participants, please describe your session and activities below. Sessions will be approximately 45 minutes long. Proposals are due November 3rd. All applicants will be notified of the planning committee’s decision on their proposal by November 17th. Read More


St. Paul – A Decade of Learning from Place: Bdote

2023 marks the tenth anniversary of Learning from Place: Bdote. Join us as we honor and recognize this important milestone and the individuals who co-created this transformational experience – Mona Smith, Ramona Kitto Stately, and Ethan Neerdaels. Read More


Online – Teaching Bdote: Tools for Teaching Dakota Content

Teaching Bdote: Tools for Teaching Dakota 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. Read More


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

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. Read More


St. Paul – Poetry Sparks!

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. Read More

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March 24, 2023 - By Gwen Nell Westerman

Now that the days are becoming longer than the nights, the ravine behind my house is filled with the sounds of the open river and the songs of finches, chickadees, nuthatches, owls, and eagles.

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Duluth – MN Writers Series: The Sky Watched

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. Read More