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Our Home: Native Minnesota Related Resources
MNHS has available a number of Native American resources, including books, articles, web pages, research guides, collections and educational materials.
MNHS Press books:
- Native American Studies Titles
- “Mni Sota Makoce: The Land of the Dakota” by Gwen Westerman and Bruce White
- “Ojibwe in Minnesota” by Anton Treuer
- “Everything You Wanted to Know About Indians But Were Afraid to Ask” by Anton Treuer
Minnesota History articles:
- “The Voice of Progress: A Conflicted Message of Progress in the White Earth Reservation's First Newspaper” by Alex Klein
- “White Earth Celebration and Powwow” by Rita Walaszek
- “I’ve Done My Share,” by Brenda Child and Karissa White
- Native American Topics
- Ojibwe Topics
- Dakota Topics
- “The Ojibwe: Our Historical Role in Influencing Contemporary Minnesota” by Thomas D. Peacock
- “The Land, Water, and Language of the Dakota, Minnesota's First People” by Teresa Peterson and Walter LaBatte Jr.
- Family history research guides
- Introductory topic guide
- Specific topic guides
- Native American Artist-in-Residence
Native American Artist-in-Residences are exposed to the MNHS collections to advance their understanding of the traditional form of art and bring this advanced understanding to their communities in a way designed by the artist.
- Native American K-12 Education
MNHS offers products, experiences and resources developed to engage students and broaden their knowledge around Native American history and culture.
- Native American Undergraduate Museum Fellowship
Native American students gain valuable hands-on experience working in a museum setting as a way to help prepare them to continue their academic career in the cultural heritage field and to participate in national museum programs.
- Heritage Studies and Public History Master’s Degree
This master’s degree program from the University of Minnesota is presented in partnership with MNHS. Theory and practice are combined to foreground diversity, interdisciplinary inquiry, experiential learning and community engagement.
Explore these resources and more at www.mnhs.org.