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Rodeos and powwows are important parts of North Dakota culture. The dates surrounding the Fourth of July are known as Cowboy Christmas for all the money that can be earned at the rodeos held around the holiday. Eight seconds seems so long when you're watching a cowboy... Read More
Questions:  1.  In 1804, explorers Lewis and Clark were accompanied on their trek from Dakota Territory to the Pacific Ocean by an Indian woman named _____________________.  2.  The American President who came to hunt and fish in Dakota Territory as a young man and became a... Read More
Ghosts of the Custer House Tour guides and other workers at the reconstructed house of General George and Libbie Custer at Fort Abraham Lincoln near Mandan say the mansion is haunted with a "presence" that has tapped people on the shoulder, moved dishes and candlesticks and wiped its hands on... Read More
The legendary North Dakota brand was built on the stories of notable figures who have a legacy preserved here. Visitors can tour the site where Sakakawea lived with her village. They can walk inside Theodore Roosevelt's cabin in the Badlands. They can canoe the same waters as Lewis & Clark.... Read More
Agriculture Fun Facts North Dakota leads the nation in production of spring wheat, durum wheat, dry edible peas, dry edible beans, honey, flaxseed and canola. North Dakota is the No. 1 producer of honey in the nation. Check out the North Dakota Bee Map.  39.1 million acres — nearly... Read More
There are approximately 30,000 American Indians living in North Dakota and American Indians make up about 5% of the current North Dakota population. North Dakota American Indian tribes span the Mandan, Hidatsa, Arikara, the Yanktonia, Sisseton, Wahpeton, Hunkpapa and other Dakotah/Lakotah... Read More
George Armstrong Custer George Armstrong Custer left his mark on North Dakota, and U.S. history, with his defeat at the Battle of the Little Bighorn. You can see Custer's house at Fort Abraham Lincoln State Park south of Mandan. During the Civil War, he saw action at... Read More
In North Dakota, history is only as old as yesterday's birding adventure or Badland's trail ride. Reach back to the Jurassic Period or into Lewis & Clark's exploration of the West and discover the stories of great leaders like Sitting Bull and Theodore Roosevelt. In North Dakota, you make... Read More
North Dakotans don't let cold and winter get them down, and neither should you. Those intent on maintaining that beach body for summer can head to the gym in the colder months, but toss in some great outdoor recreation to diversify that winter routine. With downhill ski runs, tubing slides, frozen... Read More
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