Prior Lake, Minn. – The Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community (SMSC) will host a free dance exhibition for Mall of America visitors on Thursday, August 13, at the Mall of America Rotunda.
As a preview of the annual SMSC Wacipi (Pow Wow) on Aug. 14-16, the exhibition will include dancers from the SMSC and tribes throughout the United States and Canada. The exhibition performances at 2 p.m. and 5 p.m. will start with a Grand Entry, as dancers enter the arena sorted by dance style. All veterans will be honored during a special program at 3:30 p.m.
Prior Lake, Minn. – The Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community is hosting a summer blood drive, open to the public, on Tuesday, August 11, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Dakotah! Sport and Fitness.
Shakopee, Minn. – Breast-cancer detection at St. Francis Regional Medical Center will take a giant leap forward, thanks to a $300,000 donation from the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community to Saints Healthcare Funds, the fundraising organization for St. Francis and St. Gertrude’s.