Category Archives: Walt Bachman

Did Henry Sibley Execute His Son?

Love a good mystery? You’re in for a treat. Early in his research for Northern Slave, Black Dakota: The Life and Times of Joseph Godfrey, historian Walt Bachman unearthed rumors that Henry Milord, one of the 38 Dakota men executed at Mankato, Minnesota, … Continue reading

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Summer Author Appearances

This morning, a general-reader friend headed out of town asked me, “Are there any Dakota War books that are good reads? Like I could lost in the story reading in hammock at the cabin?” Last summer neither of my top … Continue reading

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Great Price on Northern Slave

Amazon has a fabulous pre-release price on Northern Slave, Black Dakota right now: $23.07 as of this moment, with free shipping options. Even better, Amazon has copies in stock and is already shipping them. Amazon’s typical pricing strategy is to offer … Continue reading

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Advance Copies of Northern Slave, Black Dakota

Advance copies of Walt Bachman‘s Northern Slave, Black Dakota are here! Pond Dakota Press will have copies available for sale and signing this Sunday, February 24, 2013 at Bachman’s Black History Month event, “Northern Slaves: How the U.S. Army Brought … Continue reading

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Northern Slaves: How the U.S. Army Brought Slavery to Minnesota

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Walt Bachman Interview

In 2011, Walt Bachman approached the Pond Dakota Heritage Society about the gift of the manuscript that became Northern Slave, Black Dakota: The Life and Times of Joseph Godfrey. Publishing has been part of the Pond Dakota charter since the … Continue reading

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Universal Access to History

Having my first book appear in print has definitely been a highlight of my year. But today I’m even more proud of having a hand in bringing another book into print in universally accessible forms: Walt Bachman’s Northern Slave, Black … Continue reading

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