North Dakota By: Felicitee Gerber and Tori Hutto
State motto and Nickname • “Liberty and union, now and forever, one and inseparable.” Peace Garden State, Flickertail State, Roughrider State.
State Song North Dakota has many songs but the main one is “North Dakota Hymn.”
State Landmarks The Knife River Indian Villages National Historic Site, which was established in 1974, preserves the historic and archaeological remnants of the Northern Plains Indians. This area was a major trading and agricultural area. There were three villages that occupied the Knife area. In general, these three villages are known as the Hidatsa villages. Broken down, the individual villages are Awatixa Xi’e (lower Hidatsa village), Awatixa and Big Hidatsa village. Awatixa Xi’e is believed to be the oldest village of the three. The Big Hidatsa village was established around 1600.
Current License plate The state license plate has a red buffalo and peace Garden state above “NORTH DAKOTA.”
State Governor John Hoeven is the 31st governor of North Dakota.
State Capital The state capital is Bismarck.
Major Industries and exports • Food processing, truck accessories, tonneau covers and truck bed covers, running boards and nerf bars, machinery, mining, tourism, fishing and hunting.
Major Universities and Logos • The Grand Forks University has…. • criminal justice studies • mathematics • atmospheric science • pre-health programs