We invest in great ideas and the people who power them in Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota and the 23 Native nations that share the same geography.
These federally recognized sovereign Native nations are culturally distinct tribes with rich histories and deep strengths. The 23 are listed below according to the state with which they share the same geographic area (Minnesota, North Dakota and/or South Dakota) and include a map of that state showing the locations of the nations. To learn more about each, follow their link to their website.
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These Native nations and reservations share geography with Minnesota:
- Bois Forte Band of Chippewa
- Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa
- Grand Portage Band of Chippewa
- Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe
- Lower Sioux Indian Community
- Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe
- Prairie Island Indian Community
- Red Lake Nation
- Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community
- Upper Sioux Community
- White Earth Nation
In addition to the tribal websites, more information about these nations is available at the following state-sponsored websites:
- Minnesota Indian Affairs Council
- North Dakota Indian Affairs Commission
- South Dakota Department of Tribal Relations
*The land of these nations spans the border between North Dakota and South Dakota.