Mille Lacs Indian Museum and Trading Post
43411 Oodena Dr.
Onamia, MN 56359


Wed-Sat 11 am-4 pm
Memorial Day Weekend-Labor Day:
Tue-Sat 10 am-5 pm
Open Memorial Day, July 4 and Labor Day, 10 am-5 pm
Call 320-532-3632 for school and group tours.



  • $10 adults
  • $8 seniors and college students
  • $6 children ages 5-17
  • Free for children age 4 and under, MNHS members and Mille Lacs Band members w/ID



Historical Resources

The Minnesota Historical Society holds in its collection a number of historical resources about the history of the Ojibwe people in Minnesota. Some of these resources include:


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Photo Galleries:


Minnesota History Articles:

Explore these Minnesota History articles related to the Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe. Some are links to PDF articles, while others are links to articles available only by purchase. Learn more, search the Minnesota History index.

Spring, 1996, p. 32-39.
"A Day in the Life of Ojibwe" by Anton Treuer and David Treuer
Winter, 1998-1999, p. 172-174.
Spring, 1972, p. 3-13.
Summer, 1982, p. 60-71.
Summer, 1987, p. 229-240.
Fall, 1984, p. 82-98.
"I've Done My Share: Ojibwe People and World War II" by Brenda J. Child and Karissa E. White
Spring, 2009, p. 196-207.
Winter, 2002-3, p.224-240.
Summer, 2010, p. 60-69.
Fall, 2012, p 88-101.

Minnesota Historical Society Press:

A number of MHS Press titles relate to Ojibwe history.

History Topics:

Students can get a jump start on researching the following Ojibwe history topics.

Researching Ojibwe Family History

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