Hoċokata Ti’s public exhibit, Mdewakanton: Dwellers of the Spirit Lake, will be closed for renovation and maintenance starting December 1, 2021, with a re-opening date in early February.

The gift shop will remain open during this time.

Tahecapṡuŋ wi

Traditionally, Native Americans’ relationship with the natural world was a kinship. The Dakota people hunted wild game, fished in the rivers and lakes, gathered wild rice, and aligned their lives with the changing seasons. Winter began with Tahecapṡuŋ wi, deer break off antlers moon. This was a time of year that was typically spent indoors, telling stories, and making clothes and supplies.

Hocokata TI Tipi View

2300 Tiwahe Circle Shakopee, MN 55372
Open Wednesday-Saturday from 10am-4pm

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