Book Talk: A Bag Worth a Pony – The Art and History of Ojibwe Bandolier Bags

Bandolier bags, or gashkibidaaganag—the large, heavily beaded shoulder bags made and worn by several North American Indian tribes around the Great Lakes—are prized cultural icons here and around the world. From the 1870s to the present day, Ojibwe bead artists of Minnesota have been especially well known for their lively, creative designs. Neighboring Dakota…

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Stone Rubbing Class & Cemetery Talk

Calvary Cemetery in Little Falls, Minnesota, is the final resting place of Nathan Richardson, Father of Morrison County. Join the Morrison County Historical Society on Saturday, June 17, 2017, at 10 a.m. at Calvary Cemetery in Little Falls for a talk about “Uncle Nate’s” role in Morrison County history. During…

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Archaeology at Little Elk

Rob Mann, anthropology professor at St. Cloud State University and archaeologist of mission site at Little Elk Heritage Preserve. Photo provided by Rob Mann.

UPDATE (May 13, 2017): Our arrangements to host this event on-site at Little Elk Heritage Preserve (LEHP) have been successful. The Archaeology Talk will occur there unless it is raining May 20, in which case it will be held at the Weyerhaeuser Museum in Little Falls. Call 320-632-4007 for directions…

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Dig into Hidden Treasures April 11 with SCSU Archivist and Professor, Tom Steman

Hidden Treasures: Dig into the Past with St. Cloud State University Archivist and Professor, Tom Steman Curious what central Minnesota football legend and Little Falls educator, Louis Filippi, looked like while a student at St. Cloud State in the early 1940s? Want to know what your relatives were up to…

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