Welcome to the official website of the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community (SMSC). We are a federally recognized sovereign Native American tribe located in Scott County, Minnesota. We are dedicated to serving our members, giving to tribes and organizations across the country, creating strong partnerships, and protecting the earth's resources. Thank you for your interest in learning how the SMSC is working to ensure a healthy community, environment, and economy for generations to come.
Opening to the public on July 26, Hoċokata Ti’s 3,470-square-foot public exhibit, Mdewakanton: Dwellers of Spirit Lake, will provide visitors with a cultural experience that enhances their knowledge and understanding of the Mdewakanton Dakota people and their history.