Saplings buds considered proof of their 19 century heritage with Bob Brown
Here is an old newspaper clipping about Saplings buds considered proof of their 19 century heritage with Bob Brown
Repair Inipi cancel for today until Friday.
STAY HOME – ICY CONDITIONS – Inipi Sweatlodge Resurrection Postponed until Friday at 10:00 AM – For Hardcore Volunteers and those that won’t see this email I will be at the lodge shortly after 10:00 AM today and we will shovel paths etc for Fridays RESURRECTION! Be safe! Love and hugs, Joseph, Being Of The […]
Make a difference in 2023 with a donation.
Want to join me in making a difference? Our community is starting 2023 calling on the communities we love, pray with, support, and have been a part of for centuries. WE NEED YOUR HELP!! We are NOT currently Federally recognized and have been pursuing recognition for almost 30 years. Our time has come again to […]
Angelique Winona Renville was born in 1806 in Kaposia Village in MN.
Sharon Lennartson the tribal chair, is the ggranddaughter to Angelique and Hypolite Dupuis. There are many other members of MMDTC who share the same ancestry. Here is a picture of Lillie Felix. Angelique Winona RENVILLE was born in 1806 in Kaposia Village near Fort Snelling, Minnesota, USA. She died on 3 Jan 1890 in Mendota, […]
Dakota protesters meet sesquicentennial wagon train. Back on May 11, 2008
Dakota protesters meet sesquicentennial wagon train Covered wagons and police cars were stopped side-by-side as protesters blocked the roadway. (Photo by Scott Russell) By Scott Russell , TC Daily Planet May 10, 2008 Several dozen Native American protesters and allies tried to upstage a Minnesota Sesquicentennial event at Fort Snelling Saturday. Protesters said the states […]
Joseph is inviting you a language zoom meeting on Dec 18 at 6:30pm.
Everyone email Joseph if you have any questions. Joseph will take care of all Inipi things. We also need someone to let Mendota know how many people are at each class. Pidamayaye Love Sharon Joseph is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting. Topic: Mendota Dakota’s Zoom Language, Culture & Spirituality Class Every other Sunday […]
NYE Event-BTS Mendota will be mention on this event to help get donations.
Coldwater Date Night Full Moon Walk Friday, January 6, 2023.
https://www.shutterstock.com/search/ouroboros Free ouroboros images if you want to add one—your choice. Date Night Full Moon Walk at Sacred Coldwater Springs Friday, January 6, 2023 Gather at the park entrance, 7 pm Park on the Hwy 55 access road It’s the beginning of the year and the end of the week. Link the head and tail, […]
Inipi Saturday Dec 10th at the DuPuis House in Mendota.
Duane, the Fire keepers gets there around 10:30 or 1100am. People doing prayer ties will start around 11:00ish. We go inside the Inipi around 1:00. Feast at 4 or 4:30 and help cleaning up 5:00 – 5:30 and be out by 6. If woman are on their monthly moon they can not go into the […]
Your birthday on facebook can help Mendota as we are a 501C3 charity.
If you are on facebook and when you have your birthday, you can ask for a donation for your charity of your choice. PLEASE USE YOUR COMMUNITY, THE MENDOTA MDEWAKANTON DAKOTA TRIBAL COMMUNITY. You can cut and paste our name into the charity area then pick us. This is tax deductible. All the donations go […]
Gift Cards are coming in now. But we need more to help the families.
Update: Date Extended: We had to extend the deadline. We received $500.00 at the holiday party. And about $250.00 in the mail. Thank you all who made a donation you are all so kind in this holiday season. We still need more to help the 40 families. Pidamayaye Love Sharon the Mendota Tribal Council.
Holiday Party & Gift Cards Saturday Dec 3 at the DuPuis House 2-5.
Holiday Party Saturday Dec 3 at the DuPuis House in Mendota 1357 Sibley Memorial Hwy, MN 55150 on the Sibley Site from 2-5. Clean up at 6. Holiday Party Saturday Dec 3 at the DuPuis House in Mendota on the Sibley Site 2-5. Clean up from 6-7. Please bring some food to pass for our […]
10th Gen to Cetanwakanmami Little Crow to Sharon Lennartson
10th Generations to Cetanwakanmami Little Crow to Sharon Lennartson Tribal Chair descendant. 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 […]
Mendota Mdewakanton Dakota Tribal Community Pledge Form.
Can you help us pay rent at a new place? One the pledge form you can state that the donation is for the pledge to help pay rent and how much you will donation each month. Pidamaya the Mendota Tribal Council. Click to access PLEDGE-FORM.pdf
Winter 2022 Newsletter is available!
The Winter 2022 edition of our newsletter is complete and can be viewed, printed, downloaded here: https://mendotadakota.com/mn/newsletter Do you have any news, stories, photos, suggestions you’d like in the next newsletter? Send us a message! email@example.com
We are hosting two Inipi’s at the DuPuis House and we hope you can come!
Inipi Saturday November 19th, at the DuPuis House in Mendota. We light the fire at 10:30 – 11:00ish. Go into the Inipi by 1:00. Please bring a dish to pass. Thank you Joseph! Inipi Monday, November 21st, DuPuis House, Mendota. Fire lighting at 3:00ish. We enter the Inipi by 5:30. Please bring a dish to […]
Ongoing Community & Interpretative Center fundraiser!
Online fundraiser for a Community & Interpretative Center, until we get a center we can call our own. No one to tell us we can have a meeting or not. Help us to Preserving, Protecting, and Promoting the Dakota Culture for Future Generations. The Mendota Mdewakanton Dakota Tribal Community needs a Community & Interpretative Center […]
Outgoing senators backing US recognition for 2 state tribes.
Outgoing senators backing US recognition for 2 state tribes Outgoing senators backing US recognition for 2 state tribes Framon Weaver, a former chief of the MOWA Band of Choctaw Indians, speaks during an interview at the group’s reservation at Mount Vernon, Ala., on Thursday, Oct. 20, 2022. Native American groups in Alabama and North Carolina […]
“We Are Warriors” Poem by Tommy Tomahawk
Leaves blow in the wind We hear Our Creators voice disrupted, disappointed on the problems of the world nothing absolutely nothing can shake us We are Warriors…We walk the talkFull of flawsand misunderstoodWe stand aloneWalk alonePray aloneBeing distantand outta reachis our wayWe live simple and easy without worryKnowing we can live and changethe unthinkableWe are Warriors…We […]
Lillie Felix at Carlisle Indian Industrial School from Aug 27, 1897.
Lillie Felix was Sioux, who had arrived from on August 27, 1897. While at Carlisle Indian School, Lillie would learn about dress cutting and fitting. Lillie would leave on June 28, 1904. Not much would be heard of her other than that she had married and was now living in Mendota, Minnesota in 1913. Sioux […]
MMDTC Pow Wow video from Town Square TV!
Families from all over Minnesota gathered to dance, feast & sing to the beat of a drum. An annual tradition highlighting culture & a connection to this land.
November Full Moon at Coldwater
2 of 35,127 November Full Moon at Coldwater Inbox Susu Jeffrey 10:40 AM (7 hours ago) to Tom, Jen, me, Sue Election Day Full Moon Walk at Sacred Coldwater Springs Tuesday, November 8, 2022 Gather at the park entrance, 7 pm Park on the Hwy 55 access road It’s election day in America and water is not on the ballot—like […]
Inipi Sat 8th, DuPuis House, Mendota. Fire lighting at 11:00ish.
Inipi Sat Oct 8th, at the DuPuis House in Mendota. We light the fire at 11:00ish. Go into the Inipi by 1:00. Please bring a dish to pass. Thank you Joseph!
Indigenous Peoples Day Full Moon Walk / Coldwater Springs, Sunday
Indigenous Peoples’ Day Full Moon Walk at Coldwater Springs – Sunday, October 9, 2022 Indigenous Peoples’ Day Full Moon Walk at Sacred Coldwater Springs Sunday, October 9, 2022 Gather at the park entrance, 7 pm Park on the Hwy 55 access road On the eve of Indigenous Peoples’ Day we’ll walk the path to the […]
Looking for your Mendota family stories & pictures 1800/1994
Looking for stories and pictures of your family’s in Mendota from 1800 – 1994. Families in Mendota in the last 1800 – 1994. Looking for stories and pictures of your family’s. We will pay you for your stories if we need them. These stories and pictures are for our Federal Recognition information to send in […]
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