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Memorial Set for Medicine Bottle's 1865 Hanging on Nov. 11; This Day in History: Native American Languages Act of 1990

Many people know about the 38 Dakota men hung at Mankato, Dec. 26, 1862, following the Dakota-U.S. War, the largest mass execution in U.S. history. Less well known are the two Dakota men — Medicine Bottle and Shakopee (aka Little Six) — who were hung at Fort Snelling nearly three years later for their participation in the war. 292 more words

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'Bde Maka Ska': Minneapolis Park Board Adds Dakota Name To Lake Calhoun Signs

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A second name is being added to signs around Minneapolis’ largest lake.

The Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board will add placards bearing the Dakota name “Bde Maka Ska” to all entry signs surrounding Lake Calhoun Friday afternoon. 115 more words


Vietnam War Memorial Replica On Display At Fort Snelling

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington D.C. is on display here in the Twin Cities.

On Friday night, the 1,073 Minnesotans who died while serving in Vietnam were honored. 74 more words


Vietnam Veterans Memorial Replica Coming To Fort Snelling

FORT SNELLING, Minn. (AP) —€” A replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington is coming to Fort Snelling.

The Minnesotans’ Military Appreciation Fund is hosting “The Wall that Heals” at the Boy Scout Base Camp at Fort Snelling from Wednesday through Sunday. 106 more words


How to Give Back on Labor Day

As we head into the holiday weekend, it’s important to remember those who don’t get the day off from their hard work. Here are a few ways you can give back to our troops over the long weekend. 158 more words

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