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.

Program: Women and Fort Ridgely in the U.S.-Dakota War of 1862

11/20/2022

Learn how newly widowed frontier mothers and their children sought refuge at Fort Ridgely after surviving raids at the beginning of the U.S.–Dakota War of 1862.

Prairie Profiles: The Pond House Video

View the award-winning video, “The Pond House,” which traces the history of the house through its builder and his great-grandson, and focuses on their important relationship with the Dakota people.

Produced by filmmaker Barbara Britain.

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01 Oct
Make your own bead project with Lakota artist Carol Charging Thunder, whose beadwork has been exhibited at the Tweed Museum of Art in Duluth.
08 Oct
Explore colors in nature with a naturalist from Nature Enthusiations by making smash art, learning about how nature makes some of the amazing colors we see, and more.
15 Oct
Examine the Gideon and Agnes Pond House as a history detective! Learn about the mysterious markings on the bricks, the wavy glass, and the doors on every side of the house.
22 Oct
Jumping Jacks are flat figures whose joints are connected to a pull string. Make your own vintage Jumping Jack to take home! All materials provided.
29 Oct
Make your own coaster-sized “rug” to take home. Choose fabric strips, learn to braid them, then hand stitch your braid into a mini rug. All materials provided.
05 Nov
Learn and practice basic embroidery stitches with expert needleworker Pauline Bold. All materials provided, or you may bring your own project to stitch.
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1 Oct 22
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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.

Program: Women and Fort Ridgely in the U.S.-Dakota War of 1862

11/20/2022

Learn how newly widowed frontier mothers and their children sought refuge at Fort Ridgely after surviving raids at the beginning of the U.S.–Dakota War of 1862.

Prairie Profiles: The Pond House Video

View the award-winning video, “The Pond House,” which traces the history of the house through its builder and his great-grandson, and focuses on their important relationship with the Dakota people.

Produced by filmmaker Barbara Britain.

Find Programs and Events

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01 Oct
Make your own bead project with Lakota artist Carol Charging Thunder, whose beadwork has been exhibited at the Tweed Museum of Art in Duluth.
08 Oct
Explore colors in nature with a naturalist from Nature Enthusiations by making smash art, learning about how nature makes some of the amazing colors we see, and more.
15 Oct
Examine the Gideon and Agnes Pond House as a history detective! Learn about the mysterious markings on the bricks, the wavy glass, and the doors on every side of the house.
22 Oct
Jumping Jacks are flat figures whose joints are connected to a pull string. Make your own vintage Jumping Jack to take home! All materials provided.
29 Oct
Make your own coaster-sized “rug” to take home. Choose fabric strips, learn to braid them, then hand stitch your braid into a mini rug. All materials provided.
05 Nov
Learn and practice basic embroidery stitches with expert needleworker Pauline Bold. All materials provided, or you may bring your own project to stitch.
Events on 10/01/2022
01 Oct
1 Oct 22
Bloomington
Events on 10/08/2022
08 Oct
8 Oct 22
Bloomington
Events on 10/15/2022
15 Oct
15 Oct 22
Bloomington
Events on 10/22/2022
22 Oct
22 Oct 22
Bloomington
Events on 10/29/2022
29 Oct
29 Oct 22
Bloomington
Events on 11/05/2022
05 Nov
5 Nov 22
Bloomington
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