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History & Heritage Events

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A Native American dancer in full powwow regalia at the annual Mahkato Wacipi / SPX Sports

Celebrate Minnesota's Rich Culture

Events around the state make it easy to celebrate Minnesota's history, cultural traditions and diverse peoples. Gather round to witness a Native American powwow and learn about indigenous tribes. Discover the state's Nordic heritage at the Scandinavian Hjemkomst Festival in Moorhead. Raise a glass during Cinco de Mayo celebrations in the Twin Cities or during Oktoberfest in New Ulm.

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