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French Heritage in Mendota A history of the Early Settlement August 10, 2018, 5:30 p.m at the Sibley Historic Site, Dupuis House in Mendota.
French Heritage in Mendota A history of the Early Settlement August 10, 2018, 5:30 p.m at the Sibley Historic Site, Dupuis House in Mendota. Presenter: Mark Labine, President of the French-American Heritage Foundation Mendota from Fort Snelling. Painting by Seth Eastman (1808-1875) Mark Labine will give a presentation on the early history of Mendota, including the early French explorers, the St. Peter treaties of 1805 and 1837, (Mendota was originally called St. Pierre or St. Peters), the establishment of Fort Snelling and the early fur traders including Faribault, Dupuis, Sibley, and Bailly, and the migration of the Selkirk Colonists from the Red River land near Winnipeg to the area. Sponsored by the Dakota County Historical Society. To register, go to Dakota County Historical Society Website at https://dakotahistory.org/events/575-aug-10-mendota-after-hours-frenchcanadian- heritage-in-minnesota-at-sibley. Admission price $20. Light food and beverages will be available. Mark Labine
Dick Bancroft died early yesterday morning 7/16/2018. He was a great man, he and his art will be dearly missed.
Dick Bancroft died early this morning 7/16/2018. He was in hospice. Memorial to be announced. A huge loss to our world and movements. He did such incredible brave work and was so fun. We’ll miss him.
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We would appreciate any volunteers for Mendota’s 19th Wacipi or Pow Wow Sept 7-9-2018. We also need help with put up and take down.
Volunteers for setup before and after the POW WOW please email me Sharon at email@example.com
Our next Membership / Voting Meeting is July 24th, 2018 at 6:30 at the DuPuis House. Hope to see you there. Your Tribal Council.
Voting Membership Meetings are now the last Monday of every month at 6:30 at the DuPuis House in Mendota.
The Mendota Tribal Council.