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Knife River Indian Villages National Historic Site
Knife River Indian Villages National Historic Site Earthlodge credits NPS photo
Summer view of Earthlodge
Knife River Indian Villages National Historic Site Winter Earthlodge credits NPS Photo
Winter Earthlodge
Knife River Indian Villages National Historic Site Sakakawea Village credits NPS Photo
Sakakawea Village
KNIFE RIVER INDIAN VILLAGES NATIONAL HISTORIC SITE
KNIFE RIVER INDIAN VILLAGES NATIONAL HISTORIC SITE
564 County Road 37
Stanton, North Dakota   58571
(lat:47.3314 lon:-101.3857)

Phone: 701-745-3300
Email:
Earthlodge people hunted bison and other game, but were in essence farmers living in villages along the Missouri and its tributaries. The site was a major Native American trade center for hundreds of years prior to becoming an important market place for fur traders after 1750.


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Plane Fly into Bismarck or Minot, ND. Hazen, ND (15 miles from site) has an airport for small planes. Car One-half mile north of Stanton, ND on County Road 37. One hour northwest of Bismarck, ND and one and a half hours southwest of Minot, ND. Public Transportation Charter and tour bus parking available at Visitor Center parking lot.

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