Tribal-city relations with Prior Lake Mayor Kirt Briggs

Posted on March 2, 2023

Episode Description

In this podcast episode, Rebecca travels to Prior Lake City Hall to meet with Mayor Kirt Briggs. The Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community and City of Prior Lake are neighboring governments that have worked together on several major projects over the years. The two leaders talk about these innovative projects and the importance of building relationships between tribes and local governments.

Mayor Briggs also takes Rebecca on a walking tour of Prior Lake City Hall and shares a few surprises!


Understand Native Minnesota:

City of Prior Lake:

South Area Water Treatment Plant:

Song: Buffalo Moon by Brulé