Monthly Archives: September 2017

Oȟéyawahe/ Pilot Knob Now Listed on National Register of Historic Places

On March 14, 2017, Pilot Knob was listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the official federal registry of historically significant sites worthy of preservation. For centuries, Oheyawahi/Pilot Knob has been a sacred indigenous burial ground and gathering place, earning … Continue reading

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Oȟéyawahe: A new spelling for an old name

By Dawi Cofer The natural feature known to Americans as Pilot Knob has a long history as a mystical site, highly regarded by numerous nations of indigenous people. It was known to the Hochunk, Ojibwe, Dakota, and Meswaki, as well … Continue reading

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