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Mni sota makoce : the land of the Dakota

Author: Gwen Westerman; Bruce M White
Publisher: St. Paul : Minnesota Historical Society Press, ©2012.
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Much of the focus on the Dakota people in Minnesota rests on the tragic events of the 1862 U.S.–Dakota War and the resulting exile that sent the majority of the Dakota to prisons and reservations beyond the state's boundaries. But the true depth of the devastation of removal cannot be understood without a closer examination of the history of the Dakota people and their deep cultural connection to the land that is  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gwen Westerman; Bruce M White
ISBN: 9780873518697 0873518691
OCLC Number: 793221826
Description: viii, 273 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of color plates : illustrations, maps ; 26 cm
Contents: Homelands --
Reading between the lines of the historical record --
Dakota landscape in the nineteenth century --
Drawing lines on sacred land: The Dakota treaties --
Reclaiming Minnesota --
Mni sota makoce.
Responsibility: Gwen Westerman & Bruce White ; foreword by Glenn Wasicuna.

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Much of the focus on the Dakota people in Minnesota rests on the tragic events of the 1862 U.S.–Dakota War and the resulting exile that sent the majority of the Dakota to prisons and reservations beyond the state's boundaries. But the true depth of the devastation of removal cannot be understood without a closer examination of the history of the Dakota people and their deep cultural connection to the land that is Minnesota. Drawing on oral history interviews, archival work, and painstaking comparisons of Dakota, French, and English sources, Mni Sota Makoce tells the detailed history of the Dakota people in their traditional homelands for at least hundreds of years prior to exile. "Minnesota" is derived from the Dakota phrase Mni Sota Makoce, Land Where the Waters Reflect the Clouds -- and the people's roots here remain strong. Authors Gwen Westerman and Bruce White examine narratives of the people's origins, their associations with the land, and the seasonal round through key players and place names. They consider Dakota interactions with Europeans and offer an in-depth "reading between the lines" of historical documents -- some of them virtually unknown -- and treaties made with the United States, uncovering misunderstandings and outright deceptions that helped lead to war in 1862.

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