Art Owen is on his 4-day journey into the spirit world on 10-27-2018.

  Art Owen is on his 4-day journey into the spirit world on 10-27-2018. He will be missed by so many people I know, I will miss him. Arts passing is devastating to all the Dakota Nation to all who knew him. As a spiritual elder of the Prairie Island Community, he was always there […]

Thanks to Town Square Television for promoting our POW WOW

Town Square Television in Minnesota has put our POW WOW flyer on their station and they are considering coming to our 20th POW WOW next year  Please be sure to tell them “thank you” and let them know you enjoy their programming. www.townsquare.tv Town Square Television is a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation serving the seven cities […]

To all my face book friends. Why does Mendota have to prove who we are over and over and over for almost 25 years. It hurts my soul that some people don’t think Mendota Community matters. This is what we were told. Our ancestors did not suffer enough WHAT. Our community is to small so […]

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Honoring Our Ancestors 2018

Honoring Our Ancestors Please come and join us again this year to honor our ancestors. When: Saturday February 3, 2018 Where: (Fort Snelling, below the Mendota Bridge). Map index: J-17. The park entrance is off Highway 5 at Post Road near the Minneapolis / St. Paul International Airport. Go over the bridge and down the […]

Events at Mendota for Native American Month in May.

Sheldon Wolfchild May 3, 7:00 to 9pm doctrine of discovery. Anita Gate May 10th language class from 6:00 to 8pm. Joseph Bester May 17th will talk about the Inipi and other Dakota topic 7-9pm. We may have another Language class on May 24th we still need to fill one more Wednesday? Sharon


Sharon’s new cell 952-219-0196. We need volunteer at the Wacipi please call Maria at or at  (651) 239-5163. Let go have the biggest and best Wacipi ever. Members  out of town just keeping you in the loop. Love Sharon


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Dakota 38 + 2 Memorial Ride 2013 On November 7, 1862, a group of Dakota, primarily women, children and elders, were force-marched in a four-mile long procession from the Lower Sioux Agency to Fort Snelling. Many of them did not survive.                         Apistoka A […]

Pat Bellanger, prominent Indian activist from Minneapolis, dies.

  Over nearly half a century, Pat Bellanger was a voice and unwavering advocate for American Indians in the Twin Cities, the United States and internationally, on issues from treaty rights to social welfare programs. She died Thursday at age 72. Pat Bellanger, prominent Indian activist from Minneapolis, dies Over nearly half a century, Pat […]

PHOTOS: Lighting the Sacred Fire and potluck dinner

Lighting the Sacred Fire and potluck dinner. Make sure you come to the POW WOW tomorow! Sat, Sept 13th Grand Entry starts at 1pm!More information:  

St. Pete woman is picked to pitch pudding company’s product

By Fred W. Wright Jr., Times Correspondent Thursday, April 17, 2014 11:29am   Marilyn Cisek has been a teacher. She has worked in real estate. She has even been a “hair model” on HSN. Now at 78, the St. Petersburg resident has a new career: professional grandma. Cisek was selected after a nationwide search for […]