This Year the Gathering will be held on the weekend of Sept 10-11, 2016!

Interested in Participating? Call (507) 494-8849 or take a look at out Vendor Pack, Lacrosse Pack, and Exhibitor Pack

Featured Event!

Why Treaties Matter

June 27 – July 17

traveling exhibit at the Metropolitan State University, St. Paul

Why Treaties Matter: Self-Government in the Dakota and Ojibwe Nation is a nationally recognized, award-winning, traveling exhibit made in partnership with the Minnesota Indian Affairs Council and the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian.

The exhibit has expanded to include seven educator guides of innovative classroom material and an enhanced virtual exhibit available at

This traveling exhibit explores relationships between Dakota and Ojibwe Indian Nations and the U.S. government in this place we now call Minnesota. Learn, through a video presentation and 20 banners featuring text and images, how treaties affected the lands and lifeways of the indigenous peoples of this place, and why these binding agreements between nations still matter today.


For more local Upcoming Events