Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community announces $2.3 million in grants, two new publications to support teaching of Native American content

Grants and projects mark the conclusion of the tribe’s Understand Native Minnesota campaign Prior Lake, Minn. — The Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community (SMSC), through its Understand Native Minnesota campaign, today announced $2.3 million in grants and the availability of two new publications to support the teaching of Native American content…

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K-12 educators can apply for mini-grants to support teaching Indigenous history and culture

The Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community’s Understand Native Minnesota campaign announced that a new grant program will begin accepting applications Monday. The grant program is aimed at helping K-12 educators who are pursuing training or classroom projects to “share accurate narratives and build understanding of the contributions and experiences” of the…

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Native American One-Read for schools

Author Teresa Peterson joins us in studio to talk about her new book “Voices From Pejuhutazizi”. The Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community, through its Understand Native Minnesota campaign, is donating 20,000 copies of the book free of charge to teachers and schools who request classroom sets.