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An Online Newsletter Celebrating Native America


October 4, 2003 - Issue 97


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Education Day in Makato

by Jordan
ToDay we went to education Day at Makato Wacipi. Makato means Blue earth in Dakota, that is where the City of Mankato is. Wacipi means Dance or Powwow. Today I learned Winuna is my Dakota name. it means I am the frist Born girl. I also leared in a tipi grils sit on the left side, Boys on the right. in Dakota ina means mom and ate means Dad. in the car on the way here my grandma tought me how to say I came with my grandma in Dakota "mi coon-ci kci wa-e." We went to a place were we got to here storys, one was about an old man, the other about fire. also we saw a cradle board and some bead work, a few insramints, some druming, some Indian things like wepons, cloth and a Dancing strick. We also saw some quilting.

5th Grade

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