Event Contact Information


For conference content information contact:
Sandra Mitchell, mitchels@umn.edu (612) 624-7953



Nibi miinawaa Manoomin Symposium: Ikwe Oganawendaan Nibi miinawaa Manoomin (Women Protecting our Water and Wild Rice)

Schedule at a glance:

Sunday, October 13th (at White Earth Tribal and Community College (WETCC) Campus)
2:00 PM – 5:30 PM Participatory experience
5:30 PM – 6:30 PM Dinner
6:30 PM – 9:30 PM Pre-Symposium Workshop

Monday, October 14
th  (at Shooting Star Casino and Event Center)
7:30 AM to 8:30 AM Breakfast
8:30 AM – 12:00 PM Invocation, introductions, program session
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM Lunch
1:00 PM – 6:00 PM Sessions
6:00 PM – 7:00 PM Dinner

Tuesday, October 15
th (at Shooting Star Casino and Event Center)
7:30 AM to 8:30 AM Breakfast
8:30 AM – 12:00 PM Program Session\
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM Lunch
1:00 PM – 4:30 PM Program Sessions
4:30 PM – 5:00 PM Traveling Song


Lodging: 
Participants are responsible for making their own hotel reservations.  Please make your hotel reservations directly with the Shooting Star Hotel and event center. Request the Nibi and Manoomin Symposium to receive the Symposium rate 1-800-453-STAR(7827). The symposium rate is good for reservations made before October 1. Let the hotel know that you are asking for a room for the symposium (room block 9461) to receive the discount rate for the symposium.

Shooting Star Website