• North Dakota Powwow
  • Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center
  • Display at State Museum at North Dakota Heritage Center
  • Turtle Mountains
  • Bison in Badlands
  • Ceremonial dancers add color and flair to Native American powwows.
  • Sitting Bull Visitor Center
  • Exterior of State Museum at the North Dakota Heritage Center
  • Knife River Indian Villages National Historic Site
  • New Town Earthlodge Village
  • International Welcome
  • ND History Hub - Heritage Center & State Museum

Native American Culture

The tribes of North Dakota contribute greatly to our state, and we welcome you to explore reservations and experience Native American culture. Learn about each tribe’s history, language and traditions by visiting attractions like reconstructed earthlodge villages or attend a powwow and celebrate the culture through song and dance. Click here for more Native American experiences in North Dakota or go here to learn more about North Dakota tribes and traditions.

Events
Featured Events
  • Northeast
    Northeast
    Apr 17, 2018 - Apr 22, 2018
    Grand Forks
    A week of great lectures at the University of North Dakota Memorial Union culminates with one of...
  • Northcentral
    Northcentral
    Aug 03, 2018 - Aug 04, 2018
    Belcourt
    Seventh annual KeplinFest features the Metis/Michif traditional music/dance festival. It is two...
Featured Listings
  • Southwest
    Southwest
    Fort Yates
    The site marks the original burial ground of Hunkpapa Sioux leader Sitting bull, who was killed...
  • Northcentral
    Northcentral
    Devils Lake
    The Lake Region Heritage Center is located in the old post office in downtown Devils Lake. The...
  • Southcentral
    Southcentral
    Bismarck
    Bismarck Tour Company offers the best of Bismarck's history, happenings, and humor for groups....
  • Northcentral
    Northcentral
    Washburn
    Exhibits at the Interpretive Center immerse you in the journey of the Lewis & Clark Expedition...
  • Northwest
    Northwest
    New Town
    Design honors 19 tribal chiefs of the Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara Indian tribes. It is the...
  • Northwest
    Northwest
    New Town
    Breathtaking view of Lake Sakakawea, Badlands bluffs and the foundations of the underwater town...
  • Northwest
    Northwest
    New Town
    Reconstruction of an earthlodge village on the shores of Lake Sakakawea. Smaller lodges surround...
  • Northcentral
    Northcentral
    Belcourt
    Three weekends in June, Chippewa Downs will host their annual horse race.  Come and Enjoy the...
  • Northeast
    Northeast
    Walhalla
    The Gingras Trading Post State Historic Site preserves the 1840s home and trading post of Métis...
  • Northcentral
    Northcentral
    Fort Totten
    Located on the southeastern edge of the town of Fort Totten, this site preserves a military post...
  • Northwest
    Northwest
    New Town
    This resort destination casino features slot machines, blackjack, craps, video poker and keno....
  • Southwest
    Southwest
    Regent
    4-building museum includes Doc Hill's office, a drugstore, pioneer town and home.