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Pilot Knob/Oheyawahi

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Located in Dakota County, MN, Pilot Knob, or Oheyawahi as it is known by the Dakota, is an easily recognizable region of elevated terrain at the confluence of the Minnesota and Mississippi Rivers.  Located near what is modern-day Minneapolis, Pilot Knob is a religiously and culturally significant…

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Pipestone

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Among the most sacred Native American places in Minnesota are the Pipestone quarries in the southwestern corner of the state. The quarries are a distinct geologic feature of southwestern Minnesota. Out of the prairies in that part of the state rise pink quartzite bluffs, beneath which run seams…

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