Treaty exhibit will stop in District 196Rosemount High School will host treaty exhibit from April 3 - 6.
In April, District 196 schools will host a traveling exhibit that explores the relationship between American Indians and the United States government through the land treaties that were signed with the Dakota and Ojibwe tribes of Minnesota.
“Why Treaties Matter: Self-Government in the Dakota and Ojibwe Nations” will be displayed at Dakota Ridge School from 4 to 7 p.m. Monday, April 2, and will then travel from there to Rosemount High School, where it will be displayed April 3-6 with a presentation titled “Native Americans and Technology, Storytelling to Scantrons” at 6:30 p.m. April 5.
It will be in the Eagan High School library April 7-12, with a presentation titled “Native Americans and Leadership, Yesterday and Today” at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 11.; at the Eastview High School media center April 13-17, with a presentation titled “Native Americans and Lacrosse, More than a Game” at 6:30 p.m. Monday, April 16; and at the Apple Valley High School media center April 18-20, with a presentation titled “Native Americans and Plants: The Story of Science and Culture” at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 18.
The exhibit is the product of a partnership between the Minnesota Indian Affairs Council, the Minnesota Humanities Center and the Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian in Washington, D.C. It consists of 20 free-standing banners with text and photos, and a 10-minute video titled “A Day in the Life of the Minnesota Tribal Nations.”