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Teachers and Educators – Free MEA Admission

Hocokata Ti is excited to open our public exhibit, Mdewakanton: Dwellers of the Spirit Lake, to teachers and educators during MEA (Minnesota Educators Association) break from Thursday, October 21 through Saturday, October 23. Educators can explore history and heritage through the multisensory experience that traces the roots, culture, language, and lifeways of the Mdewakanton people, past...

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Wáżupi Wi: Final Harvest Moon

As we enter the month of October, Wáżupi Wi (Final Harvest Moon) marks the end of summer and signals that winter will soon be here. Traditionally in Dakota communities, if the first harvest of wild rice was a success, this was one last chance to harvest more. Wild rice once grew in abundance in present-day...

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Readmobile

Please note the Readmobile event scheduled for October 2 has been postponed. The Readmobile is bringing learning, literacy, and fun to the SMSC! Children ages 3-12 are invited to visit the Readmobile at Hoċokata Ti for stories, activities, snacks, and a chance to check out books.

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Teach and Taste: Healthy-ish Psiŋ (Wild Rice) Hotdish

In the Dakota language, the word for wild rice is “Psiŋ.” Psin can be found in many bodies of water throughout Minnesota including lakes and is usually harvested in late August and September. In this September’s Teach and Taste cooking lesson, we celebrate Psiŋhnaketu–Wild Rice Storing Moon–with a healthy-ish psin hotdish.

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952.233.9151
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