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This documentary film follows the story of the Mendota Dakota, a Native American tribe from Mendota, Minnesota, from pre-Minnesota to the present era.

It includes interviews with Jim Anderson, Sharon Lennartson, Jim Albrecht and Doug LeClaire of the Mendota Dakota tribe. It also features a short speech from Arvol Looking Horse, the 19th generation Keeper of the Sacred White Buffalo Calf Pipe.

This film was created by Brian Gilbert.

This film is in four parts. Parts 2-4 are posted on YouTube under Mendota Dakota.

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By Published On: October 10th, 2011Comments Off on Mendota Dakota and the Rebirth of a Community

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