Earth Lodge Village, Three Tribes Museum, Interpretive Center
The Mandan, Hidatsa, and Arikara, known collectively as the MHA Nation or Three Affiliated Tribes, welcome visitors to experience their vibrant culture. The tribes believe their presence in North America is from the beginning of time. On the shores of Lake Sakakawea, just 45 miles east of Watford City, you can walk in the steps of indigenous people inside an earthlodge at the Earthlodge Village. The Three Affiliated Tribes Museum features artwork, crafts, artifacts and historical pieces. Journey through time at the MHA Interpretive center. Stimulate your senses at one of MHA Nations summer powwows and events.