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Dakota War of 1862 a look at the events, peoples and places that shaped the Dakota War of 1862, and the catastrophic consequences of its tragic aftermath.

The Dakota War of 1862: Moving Towards Peace

The Dakota War of 1862: Moving Towards Peace



(Episode 19) This Episode shines a light on the efforts of one legislator, Dean Urdahl, and reconciliation.

The Dakota War of 1862: Forced Removal

The Dakota War of 1862: Forced Removal

(Episode 12) In this episode we cast a light on the forced removal of the Dakota and Winnebago people from Minnesota in the spring of 1863.


The Dakota War of 1862: Remembering the War

The Dakota War of 1862: Remembering the War

(Episode 20) This episode looks at why the Dakota war is so important in the history of the State of Minnesota.


The Dakota War of 1862:The Monument

The Dakota War of 1862:The Monument

(Episode 18) This episode looks at the question of erecting a monument to the hanging of the 38 men in Mankato, Should it be done at all?


The Dakota War of 1862: Racism

The Dakota War of 1862: Racism

(Episode 17) This episode brings into view the question of racism.


The Dakota War of 1862: Savages

The Dakota War of 1862: Savages

(Episode 16) This episode shines a light on the question of savagery and what exactly does it mean.


The Dakota War of 1862: Gabriel Renville

The Dakota War of 1862: Gabriel Renville

(Episode 8) In this episode we look at Gabriel Renvill, the leader of the Sisseton Band of the Dakota.


The Dakota War of 1862: Lincoln and the War

The Dakota War of 1862: Lincoln and the War

(Episode 11) Today’s episode shines a light on Abraham Lincoln and his role in the war.


The Dakota War of 1862: George E. H. Day

The Dakota War of 1862: George E. H. Day

(Episode 9) Today’s Episode looks at George E. H. Day and how the war might have been prevented.


The Dakota War of 1862: Imbalance of History

The Dakota War of 1862: Imbalance of History

(Episode 15) This episode shines a light on the changing face of history and the telling of the tales.


The Dakota War of 1862: The Language

The Dakota War of 1862: The Language

(Episode 14) In this episode we look at the language that people use to describe the war.


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