A Sioux Woman's Account of the Uprising in Minnesota

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Titles A Sioux Woman's Account of the Uprising in Minnesota (Transcribed Title)
Description Written by ethnologist Frances Densmore in 1934, this account of the U.S.-Dakota War of 1862 draws upon the memories of Good Star Woman (Wicahpewastewin or Wicanhpiwastewin), a Mdewakanton Dakota woman who was eight years old during the conflict. The account includes background to the conflict, recollections of time spent in the internment camp at Fort Snelling after the war, and the removal of the Dakota people from Minnesota.
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Format Content Category: text
Creation Author: Densmore, Frances Theresa
Subjects Wicahpewastewin
Dakota Indians--Children.
Dakota women
Fort Snelling, Hennepin County, Minnesota, United States
U.S.-Dakota War of 1862
Measles
Fort Snelling Dakota Internment Camp
Native Americans
Dakota Indians
Sioux Indians
Places Subject: Dakota Internment Camp at Fort Snelling, Hennepin County, Minnesota, United States
Dates Creation: 05/17/1934
Notes Forms part of Frances Densmore papers, 1926-1939.

Holding Type Manuscripts - Component - Item
Identifiers 990017181700104294 (Alma System Number)
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