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American Heart Association and Shakopee Tribe Join Forces for Native American Health

Unprecedented roundtable gathering of funders will address the nutritional health crisis in Indian Country
Thursday, October 8, 2015

Minneapolis, Minn. – The American Heart Association (AHA) and the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community (SMSC) will convene a groundbreaking gathering of national philanthropic organizations in Minneapolis on October 14-15. The event will focus on the crisis in Native American nutritional health and food access and the interconnections these issues have with tribal economies and health disparities.

Shakopee Mdewakanton to Conduct Prescribed Burns

Monday, October 5, 2015

Prior Lake, Minn. – The Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community (SMSC) is planning prescribed burns during the fall fire season, which typically occurs from October through the first snow, depending on weather conditions. Several burns are planned, totaling about 13 reservation acres and an additional 60 acres off the reservation at the request of neighboring governments.

Public Welcome to Mdewakanton Public Safety Open House October 7

Monday, September 28, 2015

Prior Lake, Minn. – Mdewakanton Public Safety, the fire and ambulance department of the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community (SMSC), is hosting an open house Wednesday, October 7, from 5-8 p.m. at 2525 Flandreau Trail NW in Prior Lake.

All are welcome to tour the fire station, ride a fire truck, and check out equipment demonstrations. Food will be provided, thanks in part to a chicken wing cook-off among Mdewakanton Public Safety staff members and other teams.

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