Just because you can't visit Knife River Indian Villages National Historic Site Doesn't mean your students can't experience it! Knife River Indian Villages NHS offers distance learning via the Internet.
If you have videoconferencing capabilities and are interested in scheduling presentations, contact the park at (701) 745-3300 or email by clicking here.
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Knife River Indian Villages National Historic Site
Park Rangers describe the home of the Tribes of the Northern Great Plains from inside of a lifesize replica earthlodge. They also describe the roles and responsibilities of people within the community, trade relations and the effects of trade on technology used by the Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara during the 1800s.
- Grade level:
- Kindergarten - Twelfth Grade
- Anthropology, Archaeology, Community, Family Life, History
- National/State Standards:
- Fourth Grade Social Studies 4.1.1,4.1.3 Eighth Grade 8.1.1,8.1.2
Did You Know?
There were 3000 people living at the Knife River villages in 1804? That’s more people than were living in St. Louis, Missouri at the same time!