Red River Land: Social Life in North Dakota: Part 1 of 2

Red River Land is a series of programs about North Dakota developed in the 1960s for educational purposes by educator, historian and writer Erling Rolfsrud, in conjunction with Prairie Public Television, as it was known then. .

Early settlers in North Dakota did not have our modern entertainment options. Instead, they gathered for quilting, sports, games, picnics, county fairs, parades, and holiday celebrations centered at rural churches and schools and documented by photographers.


The Story of Red River Land courtesy Prairie Public Broadcasting and Erling Rolfsrud.

Grade Level

1 - 12

Subject Matter

Science and Social Studies

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