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) […]

Pelagie Faribault

How the family of Pelagie Faribault came to own Pike Island near Fort Snelling An 1820 treaty between the United States and the Dakota specifically set aside the 320-acres Wita Tanka, also called Pike Island, specifically for Pelagie Faribault. By Margaret Vaughan View of Wita Tanka (Pike Island) and Fort Snelling from Mendota. Painting by Edward […]

Found this on the internet about my 10th grandfather Cetanwakanmani the 3rd.

Chief Little Crow Charging Hawk Cetan Waku Mani (born Cetanwakanmani), III, 1763 – 1830 Chief Little Crow Charging Hawk Cetan Waku Mani, III was born on 1763, in Minnesota, to Chief Little Crow Corbeau Red Wing Cetanwakanmani, III and Unknown Dakota . Chief married Meene oke dawin Minnetonka Unknown. They had 2 children: Mary Renville and Chief Little Crow Big Thunder Wakinyantanka IV . Mary […]

 Pike Island and Fort Snelling State Park.

Pike Island (Dakota Wita Tanka) and Fort Snelling State Park. The site of the Mdote. We call it the concentration camp for 1,600 Dakota women, children, and elders in 1862-1863. Very sad time in our history. Minnesota should be ashamed of what they did to Minnesota Indigenous Native people. Indian Mounds Regional Park – Dakota grave […]