The City of Roseville is located on land obtained through a broken treaty that was first home to the Dakota and Ojibwe people and where many continue to reside. The City of Roseville recognizes that this treaty entitled non-Native people to live and work on traditional Native lands.
The indigenous people of this land, upon which our country and City now stand, have provided values and ideas that have become ingrained in American culture, including respect for the natural environment and rich cultural history.
The City of Roseville is committed to promoting racial equity, equality, and justice as fundamental aspects of a safe and welcoming community and to undo the long-standing trauma and harm of unjust government policies of assimilation and termination that have cost countless lives and displaced and broken up families.
The City of Roseville invites all members of the community to join the federal government in celebrating and acknowledging 2023 National Native American Heritage Month.
The City Council declares November 2023 to be Native American Heritage Month in the City of Roseville, County of Ramsey, State of Minnesota, U.S.A.