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Confluence of Cultures: Exploring Dakota Lands & Waters

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Dive in to the rich cultural history of the Mississippi River in the Twin Cities region. Webinar: Tuesday, May 4, 2021 from 6 - 7 p.m. CST.
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From CGEE:

Waters to the Sea® Stories
Confluence of Cultures: Exploring Dakota Lands & Waters
Tuesday, May 4, 2021 from 6 - 7 p.m. CDT.  

Bdóte, the place revered for generations of Dakota as their place of origin—the confluence of the Mississippi and Minnesota rivers—is a cultural crossroads that is rich with stories. Join us for a webinar that shines a light on this place and its importance in our collective history. We will share learning resources created by CGEE in collaboration with the National Park Service, the Lower Phalen Creek Project’s Wakáŋ Tipi Center, and Fort Snelling State Park. 

Presenters: Lyndon Torstenson, Park Ranger, National Park Service, Mississippi National River & Recreation Area. Mishaila Bowman (Sisseton Wahpeton Dakota), Lower Phalen Creek Project. John Shepard, Center for Global Environmental Education.

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