Exploring the Dakota War of 1862

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A look at the events, peoples and places that shaped the Dakota War of 1862. A feature produce by ampers-Diverse Radio for Minnesota's Communities.

A look at the events, peoples and places that shaped the Dakota War of 1862. A feature produce by ampers-Diverse Radio for Minnesota's Communities.


20 Pieces

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(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.

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  • Added: Aug 29, 2012
  • Length: 03:29
  • Purchases: 5
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(Episode 20) This episode looks at why the Dakota war is so important in the history of the State of Minnesota.

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  • Added: Aug 28, 2012
  • Length: 03:03
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(Episode 19) This Episode shines a light on the efforts of one legislator, Dean Urdahl, and reconciliation.

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  • Added: Aug 28, 2012
  • Length: 03:28
  • Purchases: 5
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(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?

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  • Added: Aug 28, 2012
  • Length: 04:06
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(Episode 17) This episode brings into view the question of racism.

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  • Added: Aug 28, 2012
  • Length: 03:37
  • Purchases: 4
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(Episode 16) This episode shines a light on the question of savagery and what exactly does it mean.

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  • Added: Aug 24, 2012
  • Length: 03:45
  • Purchases: 5
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(Episode 15) This episode shines a light on the changing face of history and the telling of the tales.

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  • Added: Aug 24, 2012
  • Length: 03:36
  • Purchases: 5
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(Episode 14) In this episode we look at the language that people use to describe the war.

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  • Added: Aug 24, 2012
  • Length: 03:01
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(Episode 13) In this episode looks at the clash of values between the various factions of the Dakota people and the effect it had on the war itself.

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  • Added: Aug 24, 2012
  • Length: 03:08
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(Episode 11) Today's episode shines a light on Abraham Lincoln and his role in the war.

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  • Added: Aug 24, 2012
  • Length: 03:30
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(Episode 10) Today's episode looks at the trials of Dakota people after the war.

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  • Added: Aug 24, 2012
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 5
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(Episode 9) Today's Episode looks at George E. H. Day and how the war might have been prevented.

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  • Added: Aug 24, 2012
  • Length: 02:37
  • Purchases: 5
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(Episode 8) In this episode we look at Gabriel Renvill, the leader of the Sisseton Band of the Dakota.

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  • Added: Aug 24, 2012
  • Length: 03:31
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(Episode 7) Today's episode looks at Little Crow, the leader of the Mdewakaton Band of the Dakota. Exploring the Dakota War of 1862 is a productio...

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  • Added: Aug 23, 2012
  • Length: 03:54
  • Purchases: 5
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(Episode 6) This episode looks at how the war began. Exploring the Dakota War of 1862 is a production of ampers-Diverse Radio for Minnesota Commun...

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  • Added: Aug 18, 2012
  • Length: 03:08
  • Purchases: 5
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(Episode 5) Today's episode looks at the Sea of Immigrants into Minnesota. Exploring the Dakota War of 1862 is a production of ampers-Diverse Radi...

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  • Added: Aug 18, 2012
  • Length: 03:42
  • Purchases: 5
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(Episode 4) This episode looks at the many sides of Henry Hasting Sibley - trader, governor, and general. Exploring the Dakota War of 1862 is a pr...

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  • Added: Aug 17, 2012
  • Length: 03:47
  • Purchases: 5
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(Episode 3) This Episode looks at the many treaties that were made between the United States and the Dakota and how that changed the lives of the D...

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  • Added: Aug 17, 2012
  • Length: 03:15
  • Purchases: 5
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(Episode 2) Today's feature looks at the British, the fur trade, and how their world view changed the relationship that the Europeans had with the ...

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  • Added: Aug 15, 2012
  • Length: 02:44
  • Purchases: 6
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(Episode 1) This episode brings into focus the fur trade and the French. They came to trade with the great Native American Nations of the Dakotas. ...

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  • Added: Aug 15, 2012
  • Length: 03:19
  • Purchases: 6