North Dakota Humanities Council

“I came to this event because for the first time in my memory a Native American was being honored on a statewide platform for her cultural contribution to our country. It brought tears to my eyes to see a native who has achieved so much speak from the heart.”

ParticipantFour Souls Symposium

Our Mission

We invest in the people of North Dakota by creating and sustaining humanities programs that provide us with a better understanding of the past, a better analysis of the present, and a better vision for the future.

About Us

The North Dakota Humanities Council was established to provide people opportunities to engage with and debate powerful ideas, because democracy cannot exist without thoughtful and informed citizens dedicated to freedom and justice. The humanities inspire our vision of a thoughtful, respectful, actively engaged society that will be able to meet the challenge of sustaining our democracy across the many divisions of modern society and deal responsibly with the shared challenges we currently face as members of an interdependent world.

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