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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Dream Catcher Class Offered by the Morrison County Historical Society

The dream catcher is a traditional art form that originated with the Ojibwe. It consists of a willow hoop with a web woven inside. Learn to make a dream catcher, along with its history and significance, at this class offered by the Morrison County Historical Society (MCHS) on Saturday, October…

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Weyerhaeuser Museum Closing Early for Annual Meeting

The Morrison County Historical Society is holding its annual meeting program Friday, September 15, 2017, at the Little Falls Care Center (former Lutheran Home) at 6:30 p.m. In order to prepare for the event, we will be closing the Weyerhaeuser Museum at 3 p.m. that day. Our annual meeting program will…

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Morrison County Historical Society Holding a Raffle

Log Cabin Quilt made by Char Welle, 2017 MCHS raffle prize.

The Morrison County Historical Society has a talented and well-connected board of directors. Between these nine directors, they have assembled a creative set of raffle prizes in order to help the organization raise funds in service of its mission to preserve and share the history of Morrison County, Minnesota. The…

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