We're on a Mission...

to preserve the rich history of the Dakota and their relationship with early Minnesota settlers and Christian missionaries, and to explore contrasting cultural and religious viewpoints.

River Rendezvous: Public Event

river rendevous featureLearn More09/24/2015

Experience the mid-19th century lives of Native Americans, fur traders, and settlers at this living history event. Re-enactors demonstrate different lifestyles, historical crafts, and occupations. Tour the Gideon and Agnes Pond House.

Sponsored by Bloomington Parks and Recreation.

Presentation: Riggs and the Treaty of Traverse des Sioux

Learn More10/18/2015

Learn about missionary Stephen Riggs’ role in the negotiation and signing of the treaties that opened the Minnesota Territory to a flood of immigrant-settlers.

Sponsored by Pond Dakota Heritage Society.

Presentation: Many Stories Still Untold

Learn More11/15/2015

Fort Snelling Site Manager Tom Pfannenstiel will present, “Many Stories Still Untold: A new Vision for Historic Fort Snelling,” covering plans for a commemoration of the fort’s 2020 bicentennial.

Sponsored by Pond Dakota Heritage Society.


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