Our History

The SMSC Past and Present

Thank you for your interest in the history of the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community. Through periods of scarcity, adversity and prosperity, the Native American tribes of Minnesota have grown and adapted to meet changing times and conditions. This is our story. For a detailed look of our latest accomplishments and the people of the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community view our 2012-2015 Four-Year Report.

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Early History
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Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community

2330 Sioux Trail NW
Prior Lake, MN 55372
952-445-8900
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