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Native American/ Indigenous People Sankofa

Date Saturday, September 27, 2014
11:45 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Location Multiple sites around the Twin Cities
Instructions for GuestsMeet at the Bethel University CLC circle at 11:45 for bus departure.
Cost$25 (lunch included)
RegistrationRegister here
SponsorsOffice of Campus Ministries, Office of Diversity and Inclusion, and Office of Intercultural Student Programs and Services

Event Description

Healing Minnesota's Stories is a volunteer movement committed to raising public awareness to American Indian issues and history. Bethel is partnering with Healing Minnesota's Stories to offer a sacred sites tour on Saturday September 27th, featuring key locations in the Minneapolis/St. Paul area. By better understanding the stories of the earth upon which we walk, we can begin to better understand the people who were created from that earth.

Tour leader Jim Bear Jacobs is a Turtle clan member of the Mohican Nation. Jim Bear lives in the Twin Cities and is dedicated to raising awareness to American Indian issues. He serves as a cultural facilitator, leading conversations regarding an American Indian approach to Christian theology.

Schedule

11:45 am - meet at the CLC circle
12:15 pm - Depart Bethel

12:30 pm - All My Relations Gallery

1:45 pm - Fort Snelling Interpretive Center—Site of Dakota concentration camps

2:30 pm - Pilot Knob Hill Burial Ground “The hill much visited” Site of 1851 Treaty Signing (The Treaty of Traverse des Sioux) and location to erect burial scaffolds for Dakotas

3:30 pm - Load up to return to Bethel

4:00 pm - De-brief at Bethel

5:00 pm - End

Register Here

Questions?

Contact Tanden Brekke at t-brekke@bethel.edu