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Culture Trunk

Click here to access the Culture Trunk request form.

Visit the availability calendar to see which 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 Bloomington Public School teacher or grade-level team for three weeks by filling out the online request form.

The culture trunk was funded through a grant from the Education Foundation of Bloomington.

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

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