From: Perry Altendorfer, MMDTC Historian To: All Lineal Descendants, Signers and First Original Families relating to the 1830 Prairie du Chein Treaty. We are currently updating our files, adding articles and documentation that involves families related to this treaty. Please see attached document:
OUR GOAL IS TO UNITE ALL MIXED BLOOD FAMILIES.
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Most Beautiful Inipi on April 23, 2017.
The Doctrine of Discovery May 3rd at 7PM at the DuPuis House
The flowers of tomorrow are the seeds of today. April 22nd, 11am to 2pm
Dakota Truth Telling Gathering. May 4th to 7th.
Rebuilding our Inipi Saturday April 22, Inipi on Sunday around 2:30 on April 23, 2017.
Coldwater Full Moon Walks but here is the notice for the May 10th walk.
Voting Membership Meeting Sunday April 30th 12-2 potluck
Fur Traders Rendezvous at the DuPuis House July 22-23-17. We will have an Inipi, teepee, history about Mendota.
Methodist Bishop Commits to Returning Sacred Red Rock to the Dakota People.
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We had the most Powerful Beautiful Inipi on Sunday April 23, 2017 our first Inipi since we rebuild the Inipi. Of all the Inipi’s I have help build this one was very special one for me. I want to say Pidamaya ye
to Tommy, Joseph, Lon, Joy, Lawrence, Tim and Bill who help build the Inipi on Saturday. We had a student help us on Saturday she pick us for her story about Native Americans. Christina came for a while it is always nice to see her.
And to all the woman who came to the Inipi with us and shared in this very special Inipi.
Mendota is lucky to have all you who help with the Inipi every month. We could not have build the Inipi with out these wonderful man love you all. Love Sharon Tribal Chairwoman.
The Doctrine of Discovery
Open to the public and free admission, everyone is invited
Documentary to be shown on May 3rd at 7PM at the DuPuis House on Mendota, MN 1357 Sibley Memorial Hwy.
There will also be a discussion about the Sacred Red Rock that the Methodist Church will give back to the Dakota People.
Questions after the Doctrine.
The Inipi needs to be rebuilt on Saturday April 22, be at the Inipi at the DuPuis House at 7:30am to help get willows. Down at Fort Snelling Park you can get in free just tell them you are with the people to get willows tell them Kelly approved us to get the willows. Then back to the DuPuis House to start building the Inipi. We need trucks to help get willows. If you can’t help with willows then be at the DuPuis House by 10:30am. Please bring something to share for our lunch. Lunch will be around 11:30 to 12:00 depends when everyone gets there. For the woman helping can you email me if you can help build the Inipi. Dakota woman build the Inipis. Just want to know how many woman will be there to help?
On April 23 be at the DuPuis House by 10:30am. Inipi around 2:30 feast after the Inipi. Please bring a dish to share. We can use the DuPuis House on Sunday. Call Joseph Bester if you have any questions 651-302-1327, or Lawrence 612-419-3732
Mendota Tribal Council