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Nov. 11: American Indian Night

Minnesota Lt. Gov. Peggy Flanagan to deliver keynote address.

Minnesota State University, Mankato Media Relations Office News Release, 3-27-2019

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Mankato, Minn. – Minnesota Lt. Gov. Peggy Flanagan will deliver the keynote address during Minnesota State University, Mankato’s “American Indian Night” Monday, Nov. 11 from 6-8 p.m. in the Centennial Student Union Ballroom. Doors open at 5:30 p.m.

Tickets may be purchased for $10 by the general public, but only a limited number of tickets are still available for the event, sponsored by American Indian Affairs at Minnesota State Mankato.

NOTE TO EDITORS: Media are welcome to cover the event. Media should RSVP to Megan Heutmaker by email at or by phone at 507-389-5230.

The event will open with a performance by the Bluedog blues band and be followed by Flanagan’s keynote address. Minnesota State Mankato’s 2019-2020 American Indian graduates (who are able to attend) will be recognized after Flanagan’s remarks.

American Indian Affairs is a program under Institutional Diversity and Inclusion at Minnesota State Mankato. It is located in the Office of Multicultural Affairs. The mission of American Indian Affairs is to provide American Indian students of all tribal backgrounds at Minnesota State Mankato with support services during their college careers. American Indian Affairs provides opportunities for students and works toward the recruitment and retention of American Indian students. The goal of the program is to create an inclusive and supportive community on campus, a “home away from home.”

Minnesota State Mankato, a comprehensive university with 14,297 students, is part of the Minnesota State system, which includes 30 colleges and seven universities.

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