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On-A-Slant village, in Fort Abraham Lincoln State Park is a MUST to visit. Handicap accessible, and just a short walk from the Visitor Center to the 5 reconstructed earth lodges. The small museum at the Visitor Center tells more about the Mandan Indians' culture and...More
This reconstruction of Native American dwellings from many years ago is very well done. It’s located a very short walk from the Visitor Centre at Fort Abraham Lincoln and it’s well worth a visit.
There are 5 or 6 mounds - homes - and most...More
The earth lodges were very large, perhaps for several families. One was a meeting area. Given the harsh weather in North Dakota, I thought they would be warmer then the sod houses the pioneers built. Evidence shows that 75 lodges were there, but smallpox broke...More
The Slant Village once had thousands of people living there. This is a recreation of their village with six lodges. You can go in a few of them. Unfortunately, the lodges need some maintenance. The dirt covering is falling off and you can see plastic...More
So sad the Europeans brought Smallpox with them,,,.and it wiped them out after 2 epidemics of the disease.
It is a must see! Be sure to learn about the village from the Visitors Center for about 1/2 hr, ...BEFORE going in the village itself...
The “On a Slant” village was wonderful and informative. It makes one realize and appreciate Native Americans, specifically the Mandan tribe, who once created permanent villages. The Mandan’s were smart agriculturists, superb tradesmen of the upper Missouri, they were guided by their spiritualism, and had...More
A late fall visit to On-a-slant Village with goods friends that were visiting the area became a wonderful “walk about” in the Missouri Rivers past.
An easy drive south of Mandan places you at the Village. For the adventurous visitor this is a four season...More