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Dakota Riders Remember Injustice of 150 Years Ago
They began in Lower Brule, South Dakota on December 10...
Radio Program Sheds Light on Minnesota’s Little Known History
It is the year that Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton has declared a reconciliation and renounced the call from that same office in 1862 to exterminate or remove all Dakota people fro...
Trail of Tears and the 1862 Mankato Massacre Remembered in Tribute Performance by Mankato Symphony Orchesta
On Sunday, Nov. 18, starting at 3 p.m...
New Website Details Painful Chapter in History, Addresses the U.S.-Dakota War of 1862
The Minnesota Historical Society has launched a website enriched with video, audio and interactive tools to illuminate a profoundly important time in Minnesota and U.S...
Video Spotlight: U.S-Dakota War of 1862
To commemorate the 150th anniversary of the U.S.-Dakota War of 1862 , this video includes interviews with Dan Spock, director of the Minnesota Historical Society, Ian Lilligren, a ...
U.S.-Dakota War of 1862 Anniversary Brings Heritage to Forefront for South Dakota Man
With this year being the 150 th anniversary of the U.S.-Dakota War of 1862 , many are reflecting on the war’s aftermath, including Myron Taylor, who has been facing his personal hi...
Shakopee Mdewakanton Chairman Stanley R. Crooks Remembered and Missed By Many
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Stanley R. Crooks, the beloved chairman of the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community and revered Indian country leader, died on Saturday, August 25 at the St...
Minnesota Historical Society Reflects on 150th Anniversary of the U.S.-Dakota War of 1862
This year marks the 150 th anniversary of the U.S.-Dakota War of 1862 and the Minnesota Historical Society is encouraging discussion and reflection about what it dubs “a tragic tim...
Legacy of Survival Brings Exiled Dakotas Home
For 150 years 14 Dakota tribal communities have lived in exile in the Dakotas, Nebraska, Montana and Canada—they’ll come back to their Minnesota homeland for two days this month...
Video Spotlight: Powerful Student Film Asks For Apology and Understanding in Minnesota
The first word that came to mind to describe the 60-minute documentary by lecturer Carter Meland’s introductory American Indians in Minnesota class was “powerful.” From the histori...
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