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Culture Trunk

Click here to access the Culture Trunk request form.

Visit the availability calendar to see what dates are available. 

The Indian Education program has created a culture trunk to assist classroom teachers in improving students' understanding of Minnesota's Indian nations. The trunk contains teacher background information, books, DVDs and curriculum aligned to social studies and language arts standards that teach about Ojibwe and Dakota. The trunk also includes hands-on learning tools such as 
The culture trunk can be checked out by any K-12 Bloomington teacher or grade-level team for three weeks by filling out the online request form.

Lisa Turgeon coordinates the check-out calendar and arranges drop-off to and pick-up from teachers. She can be reached at 952-806-7953 or Below is a check-out calendar for the culture trunk.
The culture trunk was funded through a grant from
the Education Foundation of Bloomington.

Please contact Hiedi Hecker with any questions: 952-806-7954 or