Coldwater Spring meets the criteria as traditional cultural place: State agency affirms TCP eligibility

Contrary to an earlier finding by a federal agency, state officials assert that Coldwater Spring meets the criteria for listing on the National Register of Historic Places as a Traditional Cultural Property (TCP). The Minnesota State Historic Preservation Office (MNSHPO) … Continue reading

Who decided Coldwater Spring is not a Dakota traditional cultural site? New information from a FOIA request

The local Twin Cities office of the National Park Service, known as MNRRA, the National Mississippi River and Recreation Area, has provided clarification on who it was within the agency who made the decision almost four years ago to reject … Continue reading

The incredibly imperceptibly unpersuasively pervasive influence of the Mystical Lake!

By Daniel Shagobince The multifarious, extensively pervasive, unpersuasively extensive, existential influence of the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community and its Mystical Lake Casino is made embarrassingly clear when you go to the Star Tribune web site to read about the recent … Continue reading