"We are living, learning, and working in a
particular place with a long, fascinating,
troubling, and frequently unknown story.
One goal for this tour is that participants begin
to experience the place we live in as Mnisota
Makoce, the Dakota Homelands. We will be
visiting several Dakota sacred sites located in
an area that would later be called the Twin
How has colonization impacted Dakota use
and access to these places? How have Dakota
people asserted a continuing relationship with
This tour will provide participants with a more
nuanced and complicated understanding of
the place we call home."
--Iyekiyapiwin (Darlene St. Clair, Associate
Professor, St. Cloud State University)
Bus Boarding at 2:45 p.m.
Departure 3:00 p.m.
This is a Free event but space is limited please use this form to register for this tour.
below you find our update certificate flyers for the Ojibwe and Dakota Language Programs.
for more information on our programs visit Dept. of American Indian Studies Language ProgramsSeptember 24th, 2013
The American Indian Studies Department in association with the English Department and the School of Journalism is pleased to announce a scholarship opportunity for an American Indian female student with a background and interest in literature, writing, and/or journalism.
All those interested in applying please download flyer.June 24th, 2013
JUSTICE FOR MOTHER EARTH
with Honorable Chief Justice Robert Yazzie
Thursday, May 9th
Wellstone Center, Room 212, 179 Robie St. E. St. Paul
The Honorable Justice Robert Yazzie, retired Chief Justice of the Diné (Navajo) Nation and former Director of the Diné Policy Institute of Diné College will speak about the Rights of Mother Earth and share his wisdom about traditional indigenous justice and governance.
Wednesday, April 24
125 Nolte Hall
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