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Shakopee Mdewakanton devotes $5M to improving Native education in Minnesota

Minnesota schools can do a better job of teaching about Native Americans’ history and present, the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community said this month. It’s putting $5 million and three years into a statewide effort to help that happen with more and better class plans, classroom resources and training and professional development for teachers and administrators.

Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community launches $5 million campaign to improve the Native American narrative in Minnesota schools

Prior Lake, Minn. – The Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community (SMSC) today announced the launch of Understand Native Minnesota, a $5 million, three-year strategic initiative and philanthropic campaign to improve the Native American narrative in Minnesota schools. SMSC Secretary/Treasurer Rebecca Crooks-Stratton, who will lead the campaign for the tribe, announced the…

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