Celebrating 40 years of The Circle


This year we will feature old articles, photos and pages from years gone by as we look back at 40 years of covering the Native community.

Facts about The Circle:

  • The Circle was originally an in-house newsletter of the Minneapolis American Indian Center (MAIC)
  • The Circle was started in 1980 by the Minneapolis American Indian Center.
  • A grant from the Dayton Hudson Foundation helped launch the paper.
  • The Circle’s first issue, Vol. 1, No. 1 was published March 1980.
  • The Circle used to published poetry, art, and other creative writing.