A new Living Learning Community (LLC) called the Dakota Language House will launch next fall to advance and support students’ learning of the Dakota language. The Dakota Language Program’s Living Learning Community will be housed in the Radius Apartments in Dinkytown.
Northrop Professor of the Department of American Studies, Brenda Child, is mentioned in Vogue's article "Indigenous Fashion Is More Than Tradition," pointing out Child's Jingle Dress and current exhibit at Mille Lacs Indian Museum.
Northrop Professor in the Department of American Studies Brenda J. Child gives her insight on the similarities between Kamala Harris and Charles Curtis, an American Indian from Kansas who was vice president of the U.S. from 1929-1933, in an article written for the Star Tribune.
Northrop Professor of the Department of American Studies, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities Brenda Child and daughter, Benay Child, are featured by MPR News as a part of their ChangeMakers series. Throughout November, MPR News is featuring Indigenous Minnesotans making history to celebrate Native American Heritage Month.