Dakota Culture and Language Preservation with Andy Vig

Posted on April 10, 2023

Episode Description

In this podcast episode, Rebecca is joined by Andy Vig, a Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community Member and the director of the tribe’s Cultural Center, Hoċokata Ti. They discuss how Hoċokata Ti and its public exhibit came to be, as well as Andy’s passion for Dakota language, art, and culture preservation and revitalization.

Andy and Rebecca also share some highlights from the tribe’s public exhibit, “Mdewakanton: Dwellers of the Spirit Lake.”

Episode Resources

Understand Native Minnesota: https://www.understandnativemn.org/

Hoċokata Ti: https://hocokatati.org/