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

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

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Thank you Greg Strandmark Historian and Sharon Lennartson Tribal Chairwoman.

I will add more names of people to thank, soon as I complete the list.

Love Sharon

Both Tribal / Membership Meetings cancelled for Monday Jan 28

Both Tribal / Membership Meetings cancelled for Monday Jan 28, 2019 due to very cold weather and 5 – 8 inches of snow.  Next membership meeting Sunday Feb 24, from 12:30 to 3:00. Potluck. Please bring any pictures or stories about your family living in Mendota if you think we don’t already have them? I have come across many stories that have been told. We still need more. If any of your information has changed please call the office to update. Very important that your membership is current. Your Tribal Council Sharon, John, Marlene, Perry, and Lon.

Last Sunday Membership Meeting / Potluck April 29, 2018 At The DuPuis House

Next Membership Meeting April 29, 2018, 1-4 Potluck.

This will be our last Sunday meeting at the DuPuis House. The DuPuis House is going to reopen. We can’t use the Dupuis House as they have their own events going on Saturdays, and Sundays. Our MMDTC Meetings will be on Monday nights again.

Sharon and the tribal council.

The next Membership Meeting is Tue Oct 27 at 6:30, we will take new ID, at $10.00 each.

The next Membership Meeting is Tuesday Oct 27, 2015 at 6:30. We will be take new pictures for new ID. Only current and active members will get ID.

The next meeting is Tuesday Oct 27, 2015, at the DuPuis House at 6:30. We will take picture for new ID there is a $10.00 charge. Only current and active members will get new ID.

Many of the inactive members will received your letters over the next week for being inactive members. Many letters have been sent, look for the date on the email or your letter. If you have not received an email or letter within the new two weeks call office.

You have 30 days to respond after to get your letter or email.  Make payment arrangement or you will be removed from membership. You need to pay two years of passed dues. If you were exempt last year you owe for 2015. You must show your income like bank statements, saving, social security any income to be exempt. If you don’t want to be exempt you don’t need to show your income. Dues are only $15.00 a month.

Sharon Lennartson Tribal Chairwoman
Chris Antiel Vice Chairperson
Marlene Dixon Treasurer / Secretary
Perry Altendorfer Historian
Lon Navarre Member at Large
John LeClaire Member at Large
Jim Anderson Cultural Adviser