“Preserving, Protecting and Promoting the Dakota Culture for Future Generations”
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Welcome to the Mendota Mdewakanton Dakota Tribal Community.

We are a nonprofit 501C3 organization dedicated to protecting important and sacred sites and bringing Dakota Oyate (nation) culture back to its birthplace in Minnesota. Donations Go To:
  • Acquire a land base so we can build a community center.
  • Obtain federal recognition.
  • Maintain a tribal office in Mendota.
  • Promote and support the preservation of the Dakota culture, including protecting sites of cultural significance to the Dakota people.
  • Promote a better understanding between the Native American community and the public.
  • Teach community members and others the Dakota language.
  • Develop self-sufficiency through in-house business.
We believe we are here to play an important spiritual and cultural role for all people who live here in the land of our ancestors. Please help us to continue our mission by DONATING to our cause. Pidamaya! (Thank you)​
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