Treasure Island to host Native American Heritage Celebration

Welch, Minn. (November 21, 2019) Celebrate Native American Heritage Day with the Prairie Island Indian Community at Treasure Island Resort & Casino on November 29. 

Join us as we conclude Native American Heritage Month with a daylong celebration in the Island Event Center. The celebration will include a Crafts & Art Market showcasing handmade goods from Native American artists and craftsmen as well as special guest speakers including Minnesota’s 50th Lieutenant Governor, Peggy Flanagan and presentations from the Sioux Chef Sean Sherman, the National eagle Center, Dakota Language experts and more. There will be live performances by Native Pride dancer Larry Yazzi, the Prairie Island singers and dancers and painter Jennifer White throughout the day.

You can also view a traditional tipi in the hotel lobby along with the Prairie Island Indian Community timeline. The traveling exhibit, “Why Treaties Matter” will also be on display near the Event Center.

Celebrate the heritage, traditions and spirit of the Native American people.

The event will be open from 11am to 6pm in the Island Event Center. The event is free and open to everyone.

The Prairie Island Indian Community owns and operates Treasure Island Resort & Casino, Mount Frontenac Golf Course and the Dakota Station. Treasure Island is the only casino in southern Minnesota located on the Mississippi River. The property features more than 2,200 slots, 44 table games, a poker room and a 550-seat high stakes bingo hall. Treasure Island’s 788-room hotel is the second largest hotel in Minnesota. Additional amenities include The Lagoon indoor water park, Wave Spa, Island Xtreme Bowl, Cyber Quest arcade, Kids Quest child care, various restaurants, a 16,000-seat outdoor amphitheater, a 2,800 seat indoor event and convention center, a 137-slip marina, a 95-site RV park and a 100 passenger yacht. For more information visit