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outdoor amphitheater with crowd wild rice

Itasca State Park Wild Rice Day

Wild rice grows at the headwaters of the Mississippi River, in Itasca State Park, land of the Anishinaabe. For the past two years The Nature Conservancy and Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe tribal members have partnered with Itasca State Park staff to host a wild rice day in September, with funding from the University of Minnesota.