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Native American film to air at Culture Corner

April 4, 2013 in Worthington Daily Globe

WORTHINGTON At 6:30 p.m. Monday, the Culture Corner will show Dakota 38, a documentary about a group of Native Americans that journeyed to the site of the Dec. 26, 1862, mass hanging in Mankato. Continue Reading

‘A calamity which may well appall us’: 150 years later, memorial riders try to heal 1862 war wound

December 21, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

MITCHELL, S.D. They were Dakota warriors. They met their fates with courage 150 years ago. Continue Reading

Descendants of U.S.-Dakota War survivors to tell their families’ stories

September 15, 2012 in West Central Tribune

WILLMAR As Cora Jones tells the story of her two sets of great-grandparents who survived the U.S.-Dakota War of 1862, she pauses to acknowledge just how lucky she is to tell their stories today.
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Exiled Dakota welcomed home: Border ceremony marks anniversary of U.S.-Dakota War

August 17, 2012 in West Central Tribune

PIPESTONE (AP) Drumming and chanting filled the air Friday as about 300 people gathered along the Minnesota-South Dakota border to mark the 150th anniversary of the start of the U.S.-Dakota War.
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Prayer service slated Sunday at rural Litchfield, Minn., church to honor all U.S.-Dakota War dead

August 17, 2012 in West Central Tribune

LITCHFIELD Ness Church in rural Litchfield will conduct an outdoor prayer service at 1:30 p.m. Sunday as part of the observance of the 150th anniversary of the U.S.-Dakota War of 1862.
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Taking a sesquicentennial tour of U.S.-Dakota Conflict of 1862

August 10, 2012 in West Central Tribune

There is heightened interest as Minnesota marks the 150th anniversary of the U.S.-Dakota Conflict of 1862.
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Battlefield gains national designation

October 4, 2010 in West Central Tribune

GRANITE FALLS The land where warriors and soldiers fought the final battle of the U.S.Dakota War of 1862 will be recognized as a national historic site.
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