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Philanthropy, Good Neighbor

Prairie Island and Treasure Island Resort and Casino Donate More Than 300 Gifts to Foster Youth

This December, Prairie Island Community Members and employees partnered with Treasure Island Resort & Casino employees to collect and donate more than 300 gifts to American Indian Family and Children Services.
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Culture, Our People, Philanthropy, Good Neighbor

Mask Designed by Prairie Island Community Member Raises $35,100 at Auction

In November, Community member and Artist Cole Redhorse Taylor had the opportunity to design a one-of-a-kind Dakota-inspired mask that was worn by Minnesota Wild goaltender Marc-André Fleury at the Wild Heritage Night game and was later auctioned off.
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Stewardship, Our People, Buffalo Project

Bison Herd Helps Restore Prairie Island Community

MPR NEWS visits Prairie Island's Edwin Buck Jr. Memorial Buffalo Project to learn more about the Tribe's efforts in caring for its bison herd and the Community.
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Culture, Our People, Philanthropy, Good Neighbor

Prairie Island Community Member and Timberwolves Center Naz Reid Collaborate on Artwork

Over the summer, Timberwolves center Naz Reid and Prairie Island Indian Community artist Blanche White came together to collaborate on a unique piece of artwork.
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Stewardship, Our People, Net Zero

PIIC’s Net Zero Community Goals

"The Prairie Island Indian Community (PIIC) is making great strides towards becoming a Net Zero climate change community..."
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Stewardship, Our People, Net Zero

Renewable Energy Investments Offers Opportunities For Prairie Island Indian Community

For the Prairie Island Indian Community, taking advantage of renewable energy is a way to preserve its way of life for future generations. Tribal leaders have been interested in the opportunities for renewable energy.
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Culture, Our People, Good Neighbor

Unveiling the Honoring Dakota Mural

"The Honoring Dakota Mural signifies a new beginning in the relationship between the Prairie Island and Red Wing communities..."
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Culture, Our People, THPO

Dakota Ancestors Return Home

Kaomi Lee, from TPT, follows The Prairie Island Indian Community repatriation and reburial ceremony.
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Stewardship, Culture, Our People

Celebrating Native American Heritage Month

November is Native American Heritage Month, which honors the Native Americans and Alaska Native cultures. Prairie Island Community Member Nicki Buck was a guest on Midwest Access Thursday to represent her Dakota heritage and her ties to the Prairie Island Indian Community here in Minnesota.
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Our People, Net Zero

In the Shadow of a Nuclear Plant, Prairie Island Celebrates Steps Toward a Green Future

"The Tribal Nation is about two years into an effort to cut its members’ energy costs with a solar field and other eco-friendly projects..."
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Philanthropy, Good Neighbor

Prairie Island Indian Community and Partners Assemble Snack Packs for Local Dakota Communities

In the spirit of being a good neighbor, in late September, Prairie Island and Treasure Island Resort & Casino teamed up with the Minnesota Timberwolves, Minnesota Lynx and MATTER® to assemble 4,000 MATTERbox snack packs.
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Stewardship, Culture

Vice President Shelley Buck Speaks to PBS About Bald Eagles

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Culture, Our People, Buffalo Project

Edwin Buck Jr. Memorial Project Educates About Buffalo in Minnesota

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Culture, Our People, Buffalo Project

Bison Herd Introduced at Dakota County Park

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Net Zero

Prairie Island Indian Community Commits to Net-Zero Energy Project

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Prairie Island Indian Community Uses Nuclear Waste Fund for Net-Zero Carbon Goal

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Our People, Net Zero

Prairie Island Indian Community Nuclear Concern Powers Net Zero Carbon Emissions Plan

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Prairie Island Tribe Prepares to Chart Course Toward Zero Emissions

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Culture, Our People, Buffalo Project

Prairie Island Indian Community Buffalo Project | Minnesota Bound

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Community Interest, Our People

State Leaders Look to Indigenous Communities for Climate Solutions

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Education, Culture, Our People

Prairie Island Celebrates the First Bark Lodge in 150 Years

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Education, Culture

Prairie Island Sends First Team to Dakota Language Bowl

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Culture, Our People, Buffalo Project

Spring Lake Park Reserve Introduces Bison

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Northfield Outdoors Buffalo Project

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Education, Culture, Our People, Buffalo Project

New Teacher Training

On Tuesday, August 23rd 2022, a group of nearly 60 staff members from the Red Wing School district participated in new teacher training on Prairie Island.
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