December 6, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe
APPLETON Pioneer Public Television will premiere the fourth season of “Postcards” at 7 p.m. Dec. 16 with “Dakota Conflict 150th Anniversary.” Continue Reading
August 27, 2012 in The Daily Republic
Myron Taylor is the great-grandson of Ocepiduta his Christian name was John Taylor who lived in the area between Redwood Falls, Minn., and Morton, Minn., when the 1862 uprising unfolded. Continue Reading
August 24, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe
FLANDREAU, S.D. When Myron Taylor encountered an Abraham Lincoln impersonator a few years back at Pipestone’s Civil War Days, the two men had a lot to discuss. Myron is a direct descendant of one of the Native Americans the real Lincoln pardoned in the wake of the Dakota Conflict of 1862.
“I felt bad, because I’m confined to a wheelchair, and you’re supposed to stand in the presence of the president, don’t you?” recalled Myron about the meeting, adding that a friend later told him that “Mr. Lincoln said one of the most powerful moments he’d had was meeting a real survivor (of the pardon).” Continue Reading