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Mille Lacs Indian Museum and Trading Post

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43411 Oodena Dr.
Onamia,56359
https://mnhs.org/millelacs

June 2024

Porcupine Quill Earring Workshop

June 29 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
$75

Before trade beads, the Ojibwe primarily used quills to adorn their clothing and tools. Mille Lacs Band Elder Carol Hernandez will be teaching how to apply porcupine quills to birch bark to create beautiful, one-of-a-kind earrings to take home.

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Kid Craft: Cornhusk Doll

June 29 @ 11:00 am - August 25 @ 3:00 pm
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One event on August 24, 2024 at 11:00 am

One event on October 26, 2024 at 11:00 am

$5

Learn to create a toy popular with young Ojibwe children! Children of all ages are welcome.

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July 2024

Archery Workshop

July 13 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on June 8, 2024 at 1:00 pm

One event on July 13, 2024 at 1:00 pm

One event on August 10, 2024 at 1:00 pm

One event on September 14, 2024 at 1:00 pm

One event on October 12, 2024 at 1:00 pm

Regular Site Admission

Have you ever wanted to learn to shoot a bow and arrow? Let certified archery instructors on staff at Mille Lacs Indian Museum teach you how! You don't have to have any prior experience with archery to participate. Please wear comfortable clothing and closed-toe shoes. Cost is free with museum admission.

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Kid Craft: Shoulder Bag

July 27 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
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One event on July 27, 2024 at 11:00 am

One event on September 28, 2024 at 11:00 am

One event on November 16, 2024 at 11:00 am

$5

Learn how to decorate an Ojibwe-style shoulder bag to take home. Allow an hour to make the craft. Recommended for ages 6 and up.

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Birch Bark Basket Workshop

July 27 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
$60

Learn how to harvest birch bark and work with birch bark in this workshop led by Ojibwe artist Pat Kruse. Make a simple birch bark basket in this one-day workshop.

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August 2024

Archery Workshop

August 10 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on June 8, 2024 at 1:00 pm

One event on July 13, 2024 at 1:00 pm

One event on August 10, 2024 at 1:00 pm

One event on September 14, 2024 at 1:00 pm

One event on October 12, 2024 at 1:00 pm

Regular Site Admission

Have you ever wanted to learn to shoot a bow and arrow? Let certified archery instructors on staff at Mille Lacs Indian Museum teach you how! You don't have to have any prior experience with archery to participate. Please wear comfortable clothing and closed-toe shoes. Cost is free with museum admission.

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Mille Lacs Indian Museum Open House

August 18 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Free

Stop by to explore the Mille Lacs Indian Museum and Trading Post during our annual Open House! The historic site is open for special Sunday hours and is free for everyone, all day! Visit the exhibits, including the popular Four Seasons Room with life-size dioramas. Then, head next door to shop for American Indian arts and crafts at the Trading Post. The site will be open from 10 am-5 pm.

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Kid Craft: Cornhusk Doll

August 24 @ 11:00 am - October 20 @ 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on August 24, 2024 at 11:00 am

One event on October 26, 2024 at 11:00 am

$5

Learn to create a toy popular with young Ojibwe children! Children of all ages are welcome.

Find out more »

September 2024

Archery Workshop

September 14 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on June 8, 2024 at 1:00 pm

One event on July 13, 2024 at 1:00 pm

One event on August 10, 2024 at 1:00 pm

One event on September 14, 2024 at 1:00 pm

One event on October 12, 2024 at 1:00 pm

Regular Site Admission

Have you ever wanted to learn to shoot a bow and arrow? Let certified archery instructors on staff at Mille Lacs Indian Museum teach you how! You don't have to have any prior experience with archery to participate. Please wear comfortable clothing and closed-toe shoes. Cost is free with museum admission.

Find out more »

Kid Craft: Shoulder Bag

September 28 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on July 27, 2024 at 11:00 am

One event on September 28, 2024 at 11:00 am

One event on November 16, 2024 at 11:00 am

$5

Learn how to decorate an Ojibwe-style shoulder bag to take home. Allow an hour to make the craft. Recommended for ages 6 and up.

Find out more »

October 2024

Kid Craft: Cornhusk Doll

October 26 @ 11:00 am - December 22 @ 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on August 24, 2024 at 11:00 am

One event on October 26, 2024 at 11:00 am

$5

Learn to create a toy popular with young Ojibwe children! Children of all ages are welcome.

Find out more »
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