Article from Indian County Today by Jenna Kunze Aug 4th 2021.

Jenna will do others article too. She may be at the Wacipi too. Mendota Mdewakanton Dakota Tribe to again seek federal recognition. Here is the live article: https://tribalbusinessnews.com/sections/sovereignty/13575-mendota-mdewakanton-dakota-tribe-to-again-seek-federal-recognition Pidamaya ye so much Jenna, so nice talking with you. Love Sharon Lennartson Tribal Chairwoman for the Mendota Mdewakanton Dakota Tribal Community.

I have been searching for a long time to see who is Wakan LeClaire?

I have been searching for a long time to see who is Wakan LeClaire? I am so happy to finally get answerers. This is the best result I could have ever got. I always knew it was my GGGrandfather, Jean Baptiste Octave Leclerc. This is to all the LeClaires out there we do not know, […]

Gratitude Full Moon Walk at Sacred Coldwater Springs.

Gratitude Full Moon Walk at Sacred Coldwater Springs Friday, November 19, 2021 Gather at the park entrance, 7pm Park on the Hwy 55 access road Thanksgiving is near and Christmas is on the way. This is the open-hearted time of year when we donate to those we support. People are really hurting. Friends of Coldwater is […]

Jason Lambright uncle, Odelia (Matilda) LaBatte’s grandson. 

These stories are what mendota is are looking for. Thanks Jason for sharing. Jason Lambright sent this. This is the kind of stories Mendota is looking for. I have mentioned my uncle, Odelia (Matilda) LaBatte’s grandson. He received the Army’s second highest award for valor, the Distinguished Service Cross. Posthumous. He died one month shy […]

Mendota is looking for Honorary Members.

Honorary Members are people who are not lineal members but want to be part of the Mendota native community. We have about 75 as of Nov 1, 2021. Thank you for conceding to join the Mendota Community. Sharon Lennartson  Tribal Chairwoman Jason Delmont  Vice Chairman Greg Standmark  Historian Joe Lennartson  Treasurer Jason Delmont  Secretary

Revoke the Medals of Honor for the Wounded Knee Massacre.

Pressure Mounts on President Biden to Revoke the Medals of Honor for the Wounded Knee Massacre Wounded Knee Grave BY NATIVE NEWS ONLINE STAFF NOVEMBER 09, 2021 Earlier this month, 17 members of Congress wrote a letter to President Joe Biden to pressure him to use his authority to revoke the Medals of Honor given to […]

Brad and Sharon have posted on our website 1,739 posts.

Brad and Sharon have posted on our website 1,739 posts in almost 28 years. Between our posts and our 27 years of community building and public education from 1994 until 2021. We have so much we can use for the Bureau of Federal Acknowledgment to get Federal Recognition. Your Tribal Council.

Special teaching in sweat lodge

Hi Auntie Sharon, so nice to hear your voice today. Here is the information about the special teaching sweat lodge. It is open to the whole community. Please invite people to pray and learn with Uncle Jason Charger on the following dates at the Mendota Sweat Lodge: Friday 11/5 going in at 7:30pm Saturday 11/6 […]

We are looking for Lineal Members.

Please find our lineal application on this website. Thank you for conceding to join the Mendota Community. Sharon Lennartson  Tribal Chairwoman Jason Delmont  Vice Chairman Greg Standmark  Historian Joe Lennartson  Treasurer Jason Delmont  Secretary

Paul send us this, 20 Native American Women You Should Know.

20 Native American Women You Should Know Posted By PowWows.com October 21st, 2019 Last Updated on: July 6th, 2021 When we hear Native American heroes, we might think of Geronimo, Sitting Bull and other legendary male warriors and chiefs. Unfortunately, far too often, Native American women get overlooked. Even if they get their due credit in Indian […]

Zoom Meeting Discussion Federal Recognition Press Release on June 21, 2021.

Mendota Dakota Mdewakanton Tribal Community Discussion Federal Recognition Meeting Press Release

Mendota Dakota Mdewakanton Tribal Community Discussion Federal Recognition Meeting Press Release If the video doesn’t work, or if you prefer to download it, here is the video hosted in Zoom: Press Release 6/21/2021 Reply to us as to what you think of the video? Thank you Greg Strandmark Historian and Sharon Lennartson Tribal Chairwoman. I […]

10th Generations to Cetanwakanmami Little Crow.

10th Generations to Cetanwakanmami Little Crow. Many of our members come from Cetanwakanmami. Also here is a picture of Cetanwakanmami that was found on familysearch.com. Who made this document back in 1990 for my family. Of the seven Dakota leaders present at the negotiations, only Cetan Wakuwa Mani (Le Petit Corbeau) and Wanyaga Inazin (Way-Aga-Enagee) […]