Map Monday: Dakota and Ojibwe Map of Minneapolis

Via Nick Magrino on Twitter (I don’t know where he got it), here’s a cool map showing Native American trails and place names superimposed on the existing Minneapolis city boundaries. Indigenous People’s Day (which is the official status of today’s holiday in a few Minnesota cities) is the perfect time to stop and reflect on the thousands of years of history that predate the European arrival and settlement of Minnesota.



If you’d like to learn more, the online Bdote Memory Map offers another great resource for encountering local Dakota history:

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One Response to Map Monday: Dakota and Ojibwe Map of Minneapolis

  1. Andy October 10, 2016 at 9:58 am #

    I think the City map comes from this project:

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