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Want to join me in supporting a good cause? I’m raising money for Mendota Mdewakanton Dakota Tribal Community and your contribution will make an impact, whether you donate $5 or $500. Every little bit helps. Mendota needs a Community Center. We have been trying to get a center for 25 years. Thank you for your support. I’ve included information about Mendota Mdewakanton Dakota Tribal Community below.

We bridge the gap between Indian and non-Indian communities. Our commitment to sustaining Dakota language and culture is our organization?s driving force. Mendota is a 501C3. Our programs and events will open to the public Jan 2020. we will have, language, and culture class again. We encourage all people to learn and participate. We work collaboratively with tribes, city, county and state governments. Native and non-Native non-profits, and grass root organizations on issues and initiatives that pertain to and affect Dakota and other Native peoples. PLEASE HELP US! Please go to our website www.mendotadakota.com to see who we are and our struggles. The Mendota Tribal Council. Pidamaya ye Sharon Lennartson

Mendota’s Christmas party and toy drive and Pot Luck! If someone makes frybread let me know I will make maple butter.

Saturday Dec 7th 1-4-2019 at our ancestral home of Hypolite DuPuis and Angelique Renville, gggranparents of many members in the Mendota Community. Any Renville’s and DuPuis, LeClaire, Felix, Bellcourt, Fernier,  Robinette, LeMay, Auge, LaBatte, Newcomb, Perron,

Leith, Sherry, LaCroix, Turpin, Cermak, Faribault. Please come to our party we all related.

Please bring pictures any history you may have. If you’re not a member become a lineal member or an honorary member.

Gift cards are good for elders and teens who never get much at Christmas. Any toys, any ages, for girls and boys, please don’t not wrap gifts.


The Mendota Tribal Council, Sharon

Future Membership Meetings for 2019 – 2020.


Sunday Oct 27 Members meeting 1-3 potluck.

Sunday Nov 24 Members meeting 1-3 potluck.

Saturday Dec 7 Christmas Party and Toy Drive 12am – 4pm potluck. No membership meeting in Dec.


Sunday Jan 26 Member meeting 1-3 potluck.

Sunday Feb 7 Honoring our ancestors, 10am – 4pm potluck.

Sunday March 29 Member meeting 1-3 potluck.

Sunday April 26 Member meeting 1-3 potluck.