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  • Minnesota Muslims Up Close

    Historical records show a Muslim presence in Minnesota that goes as far back as 1880. Current estimates put the Muslim population in Minnesota at about 140,000. This class is based on the exhibit Tracks in the Snow – The Minnesota Muslim Experience since 1880 which Islamic Resource Group put together with support from the Minnesota Historical Society in 2014. You will get an exclusive insight into the lives and experiences of Minnesota Muslims from different cultural backgrounds and their pioneering work.
  • The Forgotten Women of History

    For too long, women have been all but excluded from the history books. It is time we take a look at The Women History Forgot. During this class you will find the stories of the women who helped to shape the Western Hemisphere and make the world a better place (usually). Some of the dynamic stories include a Celtic Warrior Chief who played havoc with the mighty Roman legends using highly unusual battle tactics, the woman who invented investigative reporting and beat Phileas Fogg’s fictional record by going around the world in 72 days in 1889, and one of the most feared pirates of the Caribbean, a woman.