Nov. 24 11 am - 3 pm | St. Paul
Spend Thanksgiving break at the History Center with this make-it-take-it activity for families.
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A photographic celebration of musicians, artists, and everyday scenes from the Twin Cities African American community of the 1970s and ’80s.
UPDATE: The state of Minnesota provided $4 million for design work at Historic Fort Snelling in the 2017 Legislative Session. MNHS is advocating for the remaining $30 million for construction in 2018. Send a note to thank your state leaders for funding the design work and ask that they support construction funding in the 2018 session. Read more about the project.
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November is Native American Heritage Month. Formed in August of 1968, the American Indian Movement Patrol (AIM Patrol) was a citizens’ patrol created in response to police brutality against American Indian people in Minneapolis.
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Gale Family Library
Maude Kegg, or Naawakamigookwe (Middle of the Earth Lady), was a renowned Ojibwe artist, writer, and cultural preservationist. Learn more about Maude Kegg and Ojibwe culture and history at the Gale Family Library.
During World War I, African Americans were asked to help make the world "safe for democracy" and contribute to the war effort, though they were denied equality at home. Learn more about their experience.