Minnesota leadership is on the road to strengthening relationships with tribal nations

5 Dec 2023


Gov. Tim Walz is the first Minnesota governor to visit all 11 tribal nations located in Minnesota.

On Nov. 30, Walz and Lt. Gov. Peggy Flanagan went to the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community and met with chair Keith Anderson and secretary-treasurer Rebecca Crooks-Stratton. By visiting each tribal nation, the state administration demonstrates commitment to building relationships with tribes.

“By learning from and working hand-in-hand with tribal governments, we’ll continue building a state government that works better for everyone and ensures Minnesota is a place where tribal nations and their citizens can thrive,” said Walz.

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