Coming Soon! A New Gathering Place for the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community
Featuring a design that honors and reflects the SMSC’s rich Dakota values and culture in every detail of its construction, Hoċokata Ti is the SMSC’s new cultural center and place of gathering.
With a mission to interpret and encourage traditional Mdewakanton Dakota cultural heritage, language, and history, the building will provide the Community with a permanent space to meet, teach, celebrate, and preserve all things Dakota. The SMSC broke ground on the project in October 2016, with the building scheduled to be open in 2019.
The 84,000-square-foot cultural center will feature a permanent exhibit space, library/media center, artifact collections storage area, and plenty of gathering space for community events, as well as Dakota language classes, education programming, and more.
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Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community
2330 Sioux Trail NW
Prior Lake, MN 55372
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