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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Healing Minnesota Stories has launched an on-line petition to state leaders with the self-explanatory title: Make the Minnesota State Capitol More Welcoming: Remove Offensive Art, Add Inspiring Art… 387 more words
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
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
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