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


Trading Post
Open Wed-Sat 11 am-4 pm
Closed Sun-Tue
Closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and January 1-9, 2018.
The museum is closed for the season until April 1, 2018 except for special events.
Call 320-532-3632 for school and group tours.



  • $10 adults
  • $8 seniors
  • $8 college students
  • $8 veterans and active military
  • $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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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 MNHS Press titles relate to Ojibwe history.

History Topics

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