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Black Bear Casino hosts Native American Heritage Month events


Black Bear Casino Resort will observe Native American Heritage Month in November with traditional crafts, free concerts and Native American-inspired food.

The observance will honor Native American history and educate the broader public about the heritage of the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa. The activities will begin with an opening ceremony and invocation in the hotel lobby at 1 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 1.This event is open to the public.

Black Bear’s observance will include three free concert events in the Otter Creek Event Center:

  • Nov. 1 — Rob Fairbanks The Rez Reporter, I am Anishinaabe Fashion Show with Special Guest Red Fever Band;
  • Nov. 17 — Brooke Simpson;
  • Nov. 30 — Brulé: Holiday Show.

A Native American heritage display will be featured that focuses the tribe’s traditional ways. This will include a wigwam display.

Native American arts and crafts will be available for purchase every event night from 6-9.

All activities will take place near the Otter Creek Event Center; admission is free.

Black Bear will also have a Native American buffet Tuesdays from 3-9 p.m.

For more information, contact Black Bear Casino Resort Players Club at 218-878-2266 or visit