The Mendota Mdewakanton Dakota Tribal Community is looking for new lineal members. Go to downloads far right side on this site to find the application. Pidamaya.
The Mendota Mdewakanton Dakota Tribal Community is looking for new lineal members.
If your family was in Mendota Minnesota, in one of these censuses. Your Dakota ancestor must have resided in the village or township of Mendota, Minnesota and be listed on any one of the following documents: • James McLaughlin’s 1899 “Census of Mdewakanton Sioux of Minnesota” • Any one or more of U.S. Censuses for Mendota for the years 1900 through 1930 • Any one of the 1800 – 1900 Census of Mendota. You must prove that you are a lineal descendant of the Dakota (Mdewakanton, Sisseton, Wahpeton, and Wapekute) people. Your Dakota affiliation may be proven from the documents listed in Part V, Proof of Descendancy, or other documents (i.e., Santee Tribal Rolls or earlier censuses). You may be a lineal descendant and can join us. There is no blood quantum. Mendota is not a federally recognized tribe yet. Please go to our website, www.mendotadakota.com look at the application to see if you qualify. You can email us with any questions. firstname.lastname@example.org
Ask for Sharon Lennartson Tribal Chairwoman Good Thunder Woman.
Thank You the Mendota Mdewakanton Dakota Tribal Council.