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Honoring Our Ancestors 2018

Honoring Our Ancestors

Please come and join us again this year to honor our ancestors.

When: Saturday February 3, 2018

Where: (Fort Snelling, below the Mendota Bridge). Map index: J-17. The park entrance is off Highway 5 at Post Road near the Minneapolis / St. Paul International Airport. Go over the bridge and down the hill into the park. Please print the flyer, this will be your permit to get into the park. With the flyer, you don’t need to stop by the building, just drive through. If you don’t have a flyer people will have them to pass out down in the park.

10:00am – We are honored to have Lon, John, Joseph, Tommy, Lawrence, and others light the sacred fire.
11:00am – Ceremony,

Then a Feast at the DuPuis House

Please bring a dish to share to the DuPuis House in Mendota. Also known as the Sibley House Historic Site

1357 Sibley Memorial Hwy
Mendota, MN 55150

If you need more information, please call the Mendota Center 651-452-4141.  Ask for one of the tribal members.
Sponsored by the Mendota Mdewakanton Dakota Tribal Community


This is our 20th year of honoring our ancestors.

We need coffee, creamer, sugar, doughnuts , wood, grandfathers if you can help call the tribal office 651-452-4141.

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