The Mdewakanton, “those who were born of the waters,” have lived on Prairie Island for generations. Located just west of Red Wing, Prairie Island is a spiritual place for its people. Part of Prairie Island’s mission is to educate people on its history and culture.
Prairie Island Indian Community Family Services: 1-651-385-4185
Native American Student Association (NASA) at Red Wing High School
NASA’s goal is to provide academic and cultural support to Native American students at RWHS. Currently, there are more than 200 Native American students enrolled in Red Wing Public Schools. Email advisor Mitch Skeen or call 651.385.4528.