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River Rendezvous

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Family spotlights: Dakota/Ojibwe Family Day, River Rendezvous

  • September 21, 2013 - 5:07 PM

DAKOTA/OJIBWE FAMILY DAY

Speakers and artists will share the rich tradition and history of these communities. Visitors can play games or participate in a language exchange. Also dancing, music, demonstrations and displays. (Noon-4 p.m. Sat. Free. Minnesota History Center, 345 W. Kellogg Blvd., St. Paul. 651-259-3000. www.mnhs.org.)

RIVER RENDEZVOUS

A day of living history at Pond-Dakota Mission Park. Experience firsthand the lifestyle of Minnesotans living between 1830 and 1870 through displays and hands-on activities. Costumed re-enactors demonstrate the daily activities of Indians, fur traders and settlers living in the Minnesota River Valley. (4-8:30 p.m. Thu. $6. Pond Dakota Mission Park, 401 E. 104th St., Bloomington. www.ci.bloomington.mn.us.)

MELISSA WALKER

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