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NameKnife River Indian Villages National Park
Address1/2 mile north on County Road 37
Stanton, ND 58571
Brief DescriptionFun for all at Knife River.
TypeAttraction
CategoryNational Park
DescriptionAmerican Indians occupied this area for more than 11,000 years. Remains of three Hidatsa villages with 210 depressions at the site. Home of Sakakawea, modern museum, visitor center and movie. Step into a reconstructed earthlodge and imagine boiling buffalo meat in a clay pot or pounding corn with a mortar and pestle. View the artistry of everyday and ceremonial clothing, bags, and implements. Listen to memories of traditional Hidatsa Indian life, then walk to Sakakawea Village site, where earthlodge depressions hint of life in a vibrant village, alive with games, ceremonies, and trade.
Phone 1(701) 745-3300
Handicapped AccessibleNo
Websitewww.nps.gov/knri
Last Updated1/23/2013
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Knife River Indian Villages National Park - Stanton, ND 58571

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