“Land of Sky-Blue Waters”

Spencer the Goldendoodle Minnesota Lake Trivia

Hi guys and happy Monday! Over the weekend I went with my humans to check out the local lake since fishing season is just around the corner.

Here is a quick bit of Minnesota trivia:

The name “Minnesota” comes from the Dakota Indian words meaning “sky-tinted water” or more clearly, “Land of Sky-Blue Waters”. Minnesota was originally settled by the Dakota and Ojibwa Indians.

Spencer the Goldendoodle Minnesota Lake Trivia

I would love to hear the meaning behind your state’s name!

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  1. April 18, 2016 / 11:29 am

    Love the history lesson! Here’s what I found on CA: “The name California originates from the Spanish conquistadors, after Califia, a mythical island paradise described in Las Serges de Esplandian by Montalvo, ​a Spanish romance written about 1510.”

  2. Emma
    April 18, 2016 / 11:41 am

    I was expecting that Hamm’s beer bear…you might not know that song, but it sticks in mom’s head.

  3. April 18, 2016 / 12:22 pm

    Those are beautiful photos! Louisiana was named after Louis XIV, King of France. We are the only state that has parishes instead of counties. ☺

  4. Nichole
    April 19, 2016 / 9:33 am

    Absolutely beautiful pics!

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