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205 pages

The Minnesota Book of Skills, Your Guide to Smoking Whitefish, Sauna Etiquette, Tick Extraction, and More

Creator: Chris Niskanen | Social Science - 2012-01-01

This playful yet practical guide--outlining skills from building a campfire to identifying urban wildlife to carving a duck decoy--will fully prepare Minnesota natives and newcomers alike for life in the North Star State.

Publisher: Minnesota Historical Society

About this book
Minnesotans are a highly skilled bunch, whether pursuing traditional activities like wild ricing and pickling, or tastefully displaying taxidermy, or selecting the right fishing bait. Skills particularly appropriate to Minnesota-- such as creating seed art or baking a Bundt cake--may be fully on display at the state fair, a prime opportunity to join with neighbors in celebrating our many talents. Best of all, Minnesotans are eager to share their skills with newcomers or the newly inspired, and for "The Minnesota Book of Skills" many freely offered their expertise in conversations with author Chris Niskanen. Get the inside scoop from Joe Hautman, who has won four federal duck stamp contests. Learn to sing like a voyageur from Francois Fouquerel, dean of the French Voyageur program at the Concordia Language Village. Grow and harvest your own wheat with Dave and Florence Minar. "The Minnesota Book of Skills" brings to life the basic know-how that makes us uniquely Minnesotan. Seasonal tips like how to gracefully exit a ski lift mingle with skills your grandparents knew well, such as what to forage for while on a hike. How soon is too soon to bring a child to the Boundary Waters or set her up on hockey skates? The answers are here. Maybe you'll never carve an ice sculpture or build your own coffin--but isn't it comforting to know that one handy book offers just the guidance you'll need? Chris Niskanen is communications director for the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources and former longtime outdoors reporter for the "St. Paul Pioneer Press." He is the author of "Prairie, Lake, Forest: Minnesota's State Parks."



284 pages

A Popular History of Minnesota

Creator: Norman K. Risjord | History - 2005

This highly readable volume details everything from the glacial formation of the land to the arrival of the Dakota and the Ojibwe people, from Minnesota's contributions to the Northern cause during the Civil War to the key players in reform ...

Publisher: Minnesota Historical Society

About this book
What do Paul Bunyan, Charles Lindbergh, and Jesse Ventura have in common--Minnesota, of course! In A Popular History of Minnesota, historian Norman K. Risjord offers a grand tour of the state's remarkable history, taking readers through the centuries and into the lives of those colorful characters who populate Minnesota's past. This highly readable volume details everything from the glacial formation of the land to the arrival of the Dakota and the Ojibwe people, from Minnesota's contributions to the Northern cause during the Civil War to the key players in reform politics who helped sculpt the identity of the state today. A Popular History of Minnesota highlights the historical significance of Minnesota's natural resources--the bountiful north woods, the treasured iron ranges, the impressive Mississippi waterfall on which the Mill City was built. It details the powerful marks left on the state by such luminous figures as Oliver H. Kelley, founder of the national Grange movement, Hubert H. Humphrey, champion of civil rights, and Betty Crocker, aid to homemakers everywhere. Lively sidebars outline noteworthy subjects, from the Kensington runestone to the devastating forest fires of the 1890s and 1910s, from the rise of the Mayo Clinic to the preservation of the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness. Handy Traveler's Guides highlight historic destinations for readers who enjoy seeing where history happened. Fast-paced and informative, with generous illustrations, A Popular History of Minnesota is a must-read for newcomers and established Minnesotans alike.



449 pages

North Country, The Making of Minnesota

Creator: Mary Lethert Wingerd | History - 2010

In North Country: The Making of Minnesota, Mary Lethert Wingerd unlocks the complex origins of the state--origins that have often been ignored in favor of legend and a far more benign narrative of immigration, settlement, and cultural ...

Publisher: U of Minnesota Press

About this book
In 1862, four years after Minnesota was ratified as the thirty-second state in the Union, simmering tensions between indigenous Dakota and white settlers culminated in the violent, six-week-long U.S.-Dakota War. Hundreds of lives were lost on both sides, and the war ended with the execution of thirty-eight Dakotas on December 26, 1862, in Mankato, Minnesota--the largest mass execution in American history. The following April, after suffering a long internment at Fort Snelling, the Dakota and Winnebago peoples were forcefully removed to South Dakota, precipitating the near destruction of the area's native communities while simultaneously laying the foundation for what we know and recognize today as Minnesota.   In North Country: The Making of Minnesota, Mary Lethert Wingerd unlocks the complex origins of the state--origins that have often been ignored in favor of legend and a far more benign narrative of immigration, settlement, and cultural exchange. Moving from the earliest years of contact between Europeans and the indigenous peoples of the western Great Lakes region to the era of French and British influence during the fur trade and beyond, Wingerd charts how for two centuries prior to official statehood Native people and Europeans in the region maintained a hesitant, largely cobeneficial relationship. Founded on intermarriage, kinship, and trade between the two parties, this racially hybridized society was a meeting point for cultural and economic exchange until the western expansion of American capitalism and violation of treaties by the U.S. government during the 1850s wore sharply at this tremulous bond, ultimately leading to what Wingerd calls Minnesota's Civil War.   A cornerstone text in the chronicle of Minnesota's history, Wingerd's narrative is augmented by more than 170 illustrations chosen and described by Kirsten Delegard in comprehensive captions that depict the fascinating, often haunting representations of the region and its inhabitants over two and a half centuries. North Country is the unflinching account of how the land the Dakota named Mini Sota Makoce became the State of Minnesota and of the people who have called it, at one time or another, home.


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  • Penguin Books

    How to Talk Minnesotan: Revised for the 21st Century

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    Rating (20 reviews):
    (4.5/5)
    Penguin Books

    Accurate Humor!

    5/5 Todd B. - See all my reviews Verified Purchase(What's this?) This review is from: How to Talk Minnesotan: Revised for the 21st Century (Paperback) As with the first (1987) edition of "How to Talk Minnesotan" the author humorously -- and accurately -- portrays the language and customs of "Greater" (rural) Minnesotans that can sometimes be observed in urban residents with rural connections as well.My only disappointment with "...Revised for the 21st Century" is the amount of "New Stuff" -- about 90% of the book's content is a re-write of the edition published 25 years earlier. Nonetheless, it had me laughing (often out loud) throughout...even if 90% of what I was reading was for the second time within the past month. As other reviews have noted, "How to Talk Minnesotan...." is best appreciated by one who, like me, has a personal connection with rural Minnesota and can picture people, places and events that perfectly fit the scenarios and conversations in this book. Help other customers find the most helpful reviews  Was this review helpful to you? , November 29, 2016

    It's a great book that's funny and gets me to think about ...

    4/5 Jonathan (Chicago, IL, United States) - See all my reviews, September 14, 2014

    fans of Garrison Keillor's Prairie Home Companion will love it. My in-laws from Maryland found it to ...

    4/5 Sarah Gray (Minneapolis) - See all my reviews Verified Purchase(What's this?) This review is from: How to Talk Minnesotan: Revised for the 21st Century (Paperback) This book is a classic; fans of Garrison Keillor's Prairie Home Companion will love it. My in-laws from Maryland found it to be an entertaining glimpse into my idiosyncratic Minnesota culture. I also love the darling updated cover. Help other customers find the most helpful reviews  Was this review helpful to you? , October 18, 2016
    List Price: $16.00


  • Totally Bamboo

    Totally Bamboo State Cutting & Serving Board, Minnesota, 100% Bamboo Board for Cooking and Entertaining

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    List Price: $19.99

    Bamboo is one of the most renewable resources in the world; Made of Moso bamboo which is known for its strength, density and high quality
    Minnesota shaped bamboo cutting and serving board, measures 13.25 x 11.75-inch
    Easy on knife blades, bamboo is a natural alternative to wood, it is substantially stronger than hard woods and easier on the environment
    Ideal for food prep, serving and entertaining; display to show your state pride; makes a great gift
    Hand wash with warm water and mild detergent; occasionally treat with Totally Bamboo's Revitalizing Mineral Oil to protect and extend the life and beauty of your board


  • This Team Makes Me Drink Minnesota Adult T-Shirt Tee (Large, Purple w/Yellow)

    Apparel
    List Price: $9.05

    Available in Purple and White Tees
    Front Sided Design
    Printed in USA!
    High Quality 100% Cotton T-shirt



  • Cybrtrayd

    R&M Minnesota State Cookie Cutter in Durable, Economical, Tinplated Steel

    Kitchen (Cybrtrayd)

    Rating (17 reviews):
    (3.6/5)
    Cybrtrayd

    Wedding Home of the Groom

    5/5 Amazon Customer (Minnesota, USA) - See all my reviews Verified Purchase(What's this?) This review is from: R&M Minnesota State Cookie Cutter in Durable, Economical, Tinplated Steel (Kitchen) We used these for our son's wedding cookies. We had Texas (bride's home) and Minnesota (groom's home). They were adorable!, August 1, 2016

    Average quality

    5/5 OrchidSlayer - See all my reviews, January 16, 2015

    Extremely dissatisfied with my experience. Shipping took far longer ...

    1/5 Alyssa Steinke - See all my reviews Verified Purchase(What's this?) This review is from: R&M Minnesota State Cookie Cutter in Durable, Economical, Tinplated Steel (Kitchen) Extremely dissatisfied with my experience. Shipping took far longer than projected and once I received the product it did not fit the dimensions in the description. According to the details the cutter should be 5x1x5 inches and the product I received was 3x1x2.75 inches. Help other customers find the most helpful reviews  Was this review helpful to you? , December 15, 2015
    List Price: $4.29
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    Cleanup with warm, soapy water, towel dry
    Durable, heavy duty tinplate steel
    Look for other CybrTrayd-R and M cookie cutters on Amazon
    Not Dishwasher safe
    Great for cutting cookie dough, craft clay, soft fruits


  • Quality Control Music, LLC

    Minnesota [feat. Young Thug] [Explicit]

    Digital Music Track (Quality Control Music, LLC)
    List Price: $1.29


  • Storey Publishing, LLC

    Dishing Up® Minnesota: 150 Recipes from the Land of 10,000 Lakes

    Book (Storey Publishing, LLC)
    List Price: $19.95


  • Fiuoleiw

    Minnesota Home State Throw Pillow

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    Rating (1 reviews):
    (1.0/5)
    Fiuoleiw

    Buyer Beware!

    1/5 Psyborg (ANCHORAGE, AK, US) - See all my reviews This review is from: Minnesota Home State Throw Pillow (Kitchen) Careful there, shoppers. The image on this product is a poor-quality, low resolution copy taken from the authorized vendor's web site. Even the image OF the pillow was lifted from Zazzle. Not only will you be buying stolen art, but the image is fuzzy and distorted. Please do not reward those who steal intellectual property. This is one of an large number of designs for sale on Amazon which can easily be tracked to the original at Zazzle. Help other customers find the most helpful reviews  Was this review helpful to you? , June 29, 2016
    List Price: $5.98
    Price: $4.99
    You Save: $0.99 (17%)
    Material: Canvas (We recommend to put some salt into the water for the first time hand washing, which can help to keep the item colour fresh.)
    Nature style soft and durable cushion cover. Perfect for home living room sofa and couch accent pillows decor for a refresh atmosphere or best gifts choice for friends
    This cushion cover has an invisible zipper. And the printing pattern is only on one side
    Accent your home with custom pillows from us. Made of a high quality, these pillows are soft and wrinkle free. The heavy weight stretch material provides great color definition for your designs, text, monogram, and photos. The perfect complement to your couch, custom pillows will make you the envy of the neighborhood
    Size: 18 * 18 inches (45 * 45 cm), perfect fit standard 18 inch accent pillows. The item not include the FILLER, just the cover only


  • '47

    NFL Minnesota Vikings '47 Clean Up Adjustable Hat, Purple, One Size

    Apparel ('47)
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    Adjustable back with cotton strap and metal snap
    Check out all new '47 caps, knits, t-shirts, hoodies, pullovers, socks, scarves and more -- available for all your favorite teams!
    100% cotton
    Made from 100% Cotton Twill; Relaxed Fit
    Team logo embroidered at front
    One size fits all
    High quality raised embroidered team logo on front
    Adjustable strap closure - one size fits all
    Relax Fit
    Garment washed for softer look & feel



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