SMSC Stories

Hoċokata Ti Recognized as a Top Native Museum and Cultural Center

In the fall of 2020, Hoċokata Ti was selected by the Association of Tribal Archives, Libraries, and Museums (ATALM) as a Top 10 Model...

More than 160 Potential Lives Saved in SMSC Winter Blood Drive

In partnership with Memorial Blood Centers, the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community (SMSC) hosted a winter blood drive at Dakotah! Sport and Fitness in early...

Dakotah Meadows RV Park Reservations Open for 2023 Season

Reservations for the 2023 season at Dakotah Meadows RV Park are now open can be made by visiting dakotahmeadows.com, calling 1-800-262-7799, or in person...

Dakotah! Sport and Fitness Offers $20.23 Initiation Fee for the New Year

Dakotah! Sport and Fitness, an enterprise of the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community, is offering a discounted initiation fee of just $20.23 to new members...

#SMSCgives and Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity Partner to Make a Difference

From October to December, SMSC Members, employees, team members, and partnering organizations have worked five days a week to build a four-unit, two-story townhome...

SMSC Organics Recycling Facility Offers Free Tree Drop-Off Program

From December 26-January 27, Scott County residents can bring holiday trees, garlands, and spruce tops to the SMSC Organics Recycling Facility to be composted,...

Waniyetu Art Market Returns December 8-10

The annual Waniyetu Art Market returns to Hoċokata Ti on December 8-10. The three-day event is open to the public and features artisans and...

SMSC Members Attend Historic Veterans Memorial Dedication in Washington, D.C.

This past Veterans Day, Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community Members joined hundreds of Native American veterans in Washington, D.C., for a historic memorial dedication honoring...

SMSC to Host Public Blood Drive December 8

The Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community (SMSC)—in partnership with Memorial Blood Centers— hosts periodic blood drives to help fulfill this need. The public is invited...

SMSC Honors Native American Heritage Month

November is Native American Heritage Month! The month is a time to honor the rich traditions and histories of Indigenous peoples and to acknowledge...

SMSC Co-Hosts Tribal Water Workshop

This fall, the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community (SMSC) and Prairie Island Indian Community co-hosted a Tribal Water Workshop for water protectors and the Environmental...

SMSC Invites the Public to Celebrate Native American Heritage Month

During the first three Thursdays in November, the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community (SMSC) is hosting family-friendly events at Hoċokata Ti in honor of Native...



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