FARGO — Indigenous Peoples' Day celebrations, including a powwow, and learning activities are planned from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 11.
The event begins with an opening ceremony from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. on the Veterans Memorial Bridge between Fargo and Moorhead, as the cities are joining again this year to mark the occasion.
That will be followed by a series of panel discussions held on the North Dakota State University campus and offered virtually from noon to 1:30 p.m.
To access the virtual meetings, visit https://www.indgns.org/news-events/event-calendar.html/event/2021/10/11/indigenous-peoples-day-celebration/344066.
Other learning activities are scheduled from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m.
Featured speaker Dakota Goodhouse will present "Makhoche Waste, The Beautiful Country: An Indigenous Geography" in the Anishinaabe Theater at NDSU from 3 to 4:30 p.m.
After the programs, the Moorhead Indian Education Powwow Food Truck meal will be served from 4:30 to 6 p.m. on the west side of Moorhead High School, 2300 Fourth Ave. S. Fry bread tacos are on the menu and food will be served until it runs out.
At 6 p.m., the Powwow Grand Entry will be held in the Moorhead High School.
Indigenous Peoples' Day is held on the same day as the federal holiday Columbus Day.