Mendota Dakota welcomes our Sami friends visiting from Northern Norway.

Mendota Dakota welcomes our Sami friends visiting from Northern Norway. Please join us on Tuesday Sept 9, at 6:30 pm at MMDC for a presentation of Sami Culture. Our guests will give us a yoik (singing unique to their culture) performance, bring a traveling handicraft exhibition and talk about efforts made for Sami language revitalization, […]

Please join us remembering our dear friend Pam Lussier Begay.

Hello Friends:  Our Sister has moved on to the next world.  I will be hosting a dinner for her this Wednesday at 6:00 pm at my home at 2801 18th Avenue South. Her love and dedication to our school children will never be replaced. We will always remember her love and goods times and the […]

Steve Blake, 51, artist and advocate for American Indians

By BEN COHEN, Star Tribune September 3, 2008 When Steve Blake of Minneapolis was a boy, the artist and future chairman of the Twin Cities chapter of the American Indian Movement would sketch the whirl of activity around the Wounded Knee conflict of the early 1970s. Blake, who as a teenager designed the American Indian […]

Wastewin Gonzalez, born 3/12/85, returned to Spirit on 8/16/08.

WAKE Tuesday, August 19 11AM Minneapolis American Indian Center 1530 Franklin Avenue The family asks that visitors please respect Our Ways by attending the wake and services free of drugs and alcohol. BURIAL Wastewin’s life and Return to Spirit will be honored on Wednesday, August 20th at the Minneapolis American Indian Center, 1530 Franklin Avenue […]

World Peace And Prayer Day Ceremony

PLEASE JOIN THE MENDOTA MDEWAKANTON DAKOTA COMMUNITY A WORLD PEACE AND PRAYER DAY CEREMONY THIS SATURDAY, JUNE 21 11:00 A.M.-3:00 P.M. AT COLD WATER SPRING INIPI TO FOLLOW AT CHRIS LEITH’S HOME AT PRAIRIE ISLAND DIRECTIONS TO COLD WATER: 1.5 MILES SOUTH OF MINNEHAHA FALLS FROM HWY 55, TURN EAST AT 54TH STREET TAKE AN […]

Oceti Sakowin

We will be meeting at the Mendota office on June 27,28,29. Watch for more details

MINNESOTA’S AMERICAN INDIAN MONTH

MN’s American Indian Month / May 2008 Events Wednesday, April 30 – 11AM (until 3PM) 13th Annual American Indian Wellness Fair, Midtown YWCA, 2121 E. Lake Street, Minneapolis, MN, This exciting event promotes awareness of, and access to health services and community resources, More than 60 local health agencies, community groups and HMO’s will offer […]

Regalia Class

WE WILL LET YOU KNOW WHEN THE NEXT CLASS IS VERY SOON.  4/29/08.

Pauline LaClaire ( Helseth )

Auntie Pauline, you will be dearly missed. Rest in peace my dear wonderful auntie, we love you, Sharon. From all the member’s of  MMDC we give the LaClaire family all our love.

March 2008 Volume 13, Issue 1

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