The Honoring Dakota Mural is being painted this month on a City of Red Wing building located at West 3rd and Bluff Streets.
The community is invited to engage in conversation with the mural artists and the Honoring Dakota team at the mural site on Thursday afternoons September 14th and 21st at 4 pm.
The Honoring Dakota Mural is a gift from the Red Wing community to its Dakota relatives.
A community celebration to present the mural and other gifts mural to the Prairie Island Indian Community will be held on Indigenous Peoples' Day, October 9.
From 4-6 pm there will the mural gifting on site and from 6-8 pm there be a walk to the Library as a community to share a meal there.
All community members are invited to participate in the Mural “Wopida” event, which is a sacred sharing of gratitude.
Since 2020, Red Wing Arts, in partnership with the Prairie Island Indian Community, the City of Red Wing and Goodhue County, has presented the Honoring Dakota Project, a process of community conversations and events that provide education to discover shared stories, bridge the communities, and create a space for healing.