The Legend of Minnesota
The definition of the word "Minnesota" is known to most as the Dakotah word for "sky-tinted waters." However, in her research about the origin of the state's name, acclaimed author and native Minnesotan Kathy-jo Wargin uncovered a little-known, but age-old, Ojibwe tale. The Legend of Minnesota tells the story of an enduring friendship between an Ojibwe girl and a Dakotah boy, and how their kindness toward one another gives the beautiful land of Minnesota its name.
- By: Kathy-jo Wargin, illus. David Geister
- Format: Hardcover, 40 pg.
- Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press
- Product ##: 9781585362622