Circle of Indigenous Nations

Welcome to the Circle of Indigenous Nations!

official COIN Logo: a circular view of a skyscraper landscape and bdote (the sacred Dakota place of genocide) is layered on top of the landscape. There is a white eagle feather with a black tip on the left side of the circle. Logo by Joleece Pecore (Ho-Chunk, Mohican, Oneida, Menominee)

COIN Statement on Place

Our Mission Statement

View of Wakpa Tanka (The Mississippi River) from the COIN office
View of Wakpa Tanka from the COIN office
Students Paddling on Wakpa Tanka (Spring 2022)
Students Paddling at Wakpa Tanka (Spring 2022)
American Indian and Indigenous students at an on-campus American Indian Graduation Celebration (Spring 2022)
Members of the UMN community gather for a social event and dinner at COIN
Students pictured with poets Joy Harjo and Layli Long Soldier after an on-campus lunch and writing workshop
students and community members make ribbon skirts at the American Indian Student Cultural Center student space
Oceti Sakowin faculty, staff, and students gather for a group picture during an Oceti Sakowin community social dinner at COIN
Students on the American Indian Intramural Basketball Team pose on the court after a scrimmage game
Researchers with the TRUTH: Towards Recognition and University-Tribal Healing project give a presentation at COIN on their work and research findings

Our Office



322 - Appleby Hall, 128 Pleasant St SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455

COIN Hours:

9 AM - 4:30 Mon. - Fri.  *Closed on University Holidays*

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