Welcome to Minnesota!
By: Brooke Roy
~Land of 10,000 Lakes (And No Sharks)~
Every Season in Minnesota is very different
~Spring~ Spring is the time of gathering supplies again, with that long winter your running low on food, wood, etc.
~Fall~ In the fall you can hunt beaver, buffalo, deer, and much more!
~Winter~ In the winter kids can skate on the ice, make snowmen, make snow forts, and the older kids can go ice fishing!
Most of the people in Minnesota are Indians. 84% of the people who live here are Indians.
We Minnesotans have been keeping the weather since October 1819. When a surgeon from Fort Snelling became taking readings every morning, afternoon, and evening.
We have settlers coming from New England, Norway, Sweden, Ireland, and Germany.
We have lots of beavers, so if you make beaver hats for the Europeans. We still got a good supply. These beaver hats also signal the end of the fur trade,
There is new businesses of real estate, banking, farming, lumbering, mining, railroading, and also some small stores in town.
In 1841, the area was named Saint-Paul by Father Lucien Galtier. A priest from France, in honor of Paul the Apostle. In 1849 Saint Paul was named as our capital.
“You all know from past experiences that the white man only sees the bad that our people do to them. They are blind to their own indiscretions. This is a place of realism.”
~Raja Ann Isele~