MMDC A TRIBAL 501C3 ORGANIZATION
“Preserving, Protecting and Promoting the Dakota Culture for Future Generations”
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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:

M550 Part5 Johnsons and Jones Report 1856

OUR GOAL IS TO UNITE ALL MIXED BLOOD FAMILIES.

Please contact Perry with questions or comments. altendorferperry@gmail.com

Coldwater Full Moon Walks but here is the notice for the May 10th walk.

Coldwater May Moon Walk

Coldwater Full Moon Walks but here is the notice for the May 10th walk.–Susu  The Green People Full Moon Walk at Sacred Coldwater SpringsWednesday, May 10, 2017Gather in the Coldwater Springs free parking lot, 7 pm     The Green People have returned to Coldwater—the children of the sun have burst out of the ground.  The air smells lush. From 10,000-feet up a raindrop takes eight minutes to fall. Honey bees forage purple creeping Charlie ground ivy or skydive up into blooming fruit trees.  Mallard ducklings and Canada goslings are making their downy debuts. American robins begin calling at about 4:30 am and by the end of the month monarch butterflies will flicker back like hope in a screwed-up political world.   Full moon walks have been held every month at Coldwater since 2000.Sunset 8:30 pm  (36 minutes later than last month’s full moon)Moonrise 8:26 pm  (9 minutes earlier)Exact minute of full moon 4:42 pm. The year in daylight on full moon days: May 2016  15 hours, 4 minutes, 1 hour; 12 minute gainJune  15 hours, 36 minutes of daylight; 1 hour and 10 minutes more daylight than last month (No wonder the kids won’t go to bed!) July  15 hours, 7 minutes; 29 minute daylight lossAugust  13 hours, 23 minutes; 1 hour, 44 minute daylight lossSeptember  12 hours, 27 minutes; 56 minute daylight loss October  10 hours, 58 minutes; 1 hour, 35 minute daylight lossNovember  9 hours, 45 minutes; 1 hour, 13 minute daylight loss December  8 hours, 50 minutes; 55 minute daylight lossJanuary  2017   9 hours, 1 minute; 9 minute daylight gainFebruary  10 hours, 14 minutes; 1 hour, 13 minute daylight gain  March  11 hours, 45 minutes; 1 hour, 32 minute daylight gainApril  13 hours, 18 minutes; 1 hour, 33 minute daylight gainMay  14 hours, 44 miinutes; 1 hour, 26 minute daylight gain DIRECTIONS: Coldwater Springs is between Minnehaha Park & Fort Snelling, in Minneapolis, just North of the Hwy 55/62 interchange. From Hwy 55/Hiawatha, turn East (toward the Mississippi) at 54th Street, take an immediate right, & drive South on the frontage road for ½-mile past the parking meters—keep going through the cul-de-sac, past the Coldwater Spring entrance sign and into the free parking lot. All welcome. Dress for the weather, sturdy footwear recommended for the 10-minute trail walk. We walk rain, snow or clear. This gathering is free and open to the public. Friends of Coldwater info: http://friendsofcoldwater.org/

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