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Department of Indian Work

Great News!! Department of Indian Work is excited to now offer easy, online ordering for our food shelf services!! Using a simple form, you can schedule a food shelf visit

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Wakan Tipi Center – Phalen Lower Creek Project

ChangeMaker: Maggie Lorenz, preserving cultural heritage through land conservation Christine T. Nguyen St. PaulNovember 12, 2020 11:00 a.m. Throughout November, MPR News is featuring Indigenous Minnesotans making history to celebrate Native American

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We operate on the unceded land of the Dakota Nation in Saint Paul, traditionally known as Imnížaska (White Bluffs) - a part of the Bdote region. Along the banks of the Wakpa Taŋka (Mississippi River), Saint Paul is home to sacred sites like Wakaŋ Tipi and numerous ancient burial mounds (Maka Paha). Today, Saint Paul is home to Native people from across Turtle Island.