Caring for Uŋcí Maká, Grandmother Earth, is at the heart of what the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community (SMSC) strives to do—now and for future generations. We are dedicated to serving our members, supporting other tribes and organizations across the globe, creating strong partnerships, and protecting our natural resources for the benefit of everyone. NativeGreen helps foster a healthy community, environment, and local economy.

14,000 POUNDS
of pumpkins were recycled at the SMSC Organics Recycling Facility in fall 2020.
1,500
pots of native flowers, grasses, and shrubs were planted on SMSC lands last year.
156 ACRES
of prairie were restored on SMSC lands in 2020.
14,000
square feet of permeable composite pavers are installed along the parking lot and the entrance of Dakotah! Sport and Fitness.