Tag Archives: Dakota War of 1862

Ft. Snelling BDOTE? Odious Retaliation

Using “history,” military or otherwise, to “unify” a people, isn’t “history,” it’s propaganda, in the fascist tradition.

All My Relations Gallery> DED UŋK’UŋPI—WE ARE HERE through September 28

DED UŋK’UŋPI—WE ARE HERE 2012 marks the 150th anniversary of the largest mass execution in the history of the United States. On December 26th, 1862, 38 Dakota warriors were sentenced to be hung as a result of the U.S./Dakota wars.  This timely and important exhibit features works by 20 Native American artists whose work responds […]

Video> ‘Star Dreamer’ filmmaker Sheldon Wolfchild> Dakota perspective on pre-war events

‘Star Dreamer’ filmmaker Sheldon Wolfchild: Dakota perspective on pre-war events By Steve Date | 08/17/12   minnpost This is the first of several video reports offering perspectives of the events of 1862 in Minnesota, and the aftermath of the U.S.-Dakota War. MinnPost photo by Steve Date/Medicine Bottle photo courtesy of the Minnesota Historical Society.  Documentarian Sheldon P. Wolfchild, […]