Building, supporting, and cultivating opportunities for Indigenous peoples and communities of color through cultural arts and activism.
 
 

 

Our Mission:

Arts & Activism

Dedicated to building, supporting, and cultivating opportunities for Indigenous peoples and communities of color through cultural arts and activism.

 
 
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Who We Are

Indigenous Roots strives to provide space and programming that promote and practice holistic well being through indigenous arts, culture, and tradition.

Learn More About Our Roots

In May of 2017, the Indigenous Roots Cultural Arts Center opened as an incubator space for artists and organizations dedicated to building, supporting and cultivating opportunities for Indigenous peoples and communities of color.

Meet Our Partners

 
 
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2018 Highlights!

It has been a year of humbling lessons and growth.We are infinitely grateful for the love, support and guidance we have received this past year as we continue to ground our roots. See all of the incredible work our community accomplished this year in our 2018 Community Report.

 

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community members and artists accessed and/or utilized Indigenous Roots Cultural Arts Center

As our community is in constant transformation, Indigenous Roots Cultural Center has become a central civic hub for many from all four directions. Not only has our space expanded physically this year, so has our community, our capacity to support new and established organizations, and most importantly, hearts and minds.

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organizations in need of space utilized INdigenous roots Cultural Center

This year at Indigenous Roots, we witnessed the work of our community artists, healers, activators, and agitators become more grounded in the space as they continue to lead movements for social justice.

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partnerships with 7th St small businesses and organizations

In addition to buying the building as a way to resist displacement, we developed partnerships with small businesses, organizations, and the City of St Paul, to create a cultural corridor on 7th Street.

 
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DECEMBER 2017

This is truly a wonderful place, space, and community. I’m forever thankful y’all exist and my familia will do everything and anything to help you thrive. Thank you for all you do for the youth and artists of all kinds in our community.

Daniela Bell / On the Indigenous Roots Cultural Center

 

 
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@indigeroots

 

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