Tag Archives: Dakota

V is for Vest

Helbing Collection A-Z is a continuing feature of our blog. Each week, I will highlight an item or items from our Helbing Collection of Native American Arts and Crafts. Of this beaded vest, Cleora wrote, “This tan buckskin vest has … Continue reading

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U is for Umbilical Cord Holder

Helbing Collection A-Z is a continuing feature of our blog. Each week, I will highlight an item or items from our Helbing Collection of Native American Arts and Crafts. These beaded amulets were often used as umbilical cord holders, traditionally … Continue reading

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Native Americans in Pope County

Prehistoric Periods From approximately 9000 – 5000 B.C., Paleo Indians lived in the area now known as Minnesota on the shores of the giant glacial Lake Agassi. Very little is known about these people, but burial sites have been found … Continue reading

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