Dakota Stories

2011-12 Dakota oral history collected by the Minnesota Historical Society at usdakotawar.org

1866 Awards to ‘Friendly Indians’ No. 110-111a in Commissioner of Indian Affairs Annual Report for 1866 image pages 234-239 digitized on OpenLibrary.org

Big Eagle “A Sioux Story of the War” in Collections of the Minnesota Historical Society IX p. 354-380 (1894) contained in free e-book (republished in Minnesota History 38, September 1962 and available in a PDF here)

Brass, Maggie “Narration of a Friendly Sioux by Snana” in Collections of the Minnesota Historical Society IV p. 427-430 (1901) contained in free e-book

Godfrey, Joseph “Godfrey’s Story” in Heard, Isaac V. D. History of the Sioux War and Massacres of 1862 and 1863 p. 191-201 (1864) contained in free e-book

LeBeau, Ryman “Taku Ca Eya Pi He –What They Might Have Saidby a Fool Soldier descendant

Lightening Blanket “Lightening Blanket’s Story” in “As Three Red Men Viewed It” in Minnesota History 38 (1962) p. 144-46

Mazakutemani, Paul, translated by S.R. Riggs “Narrative of Paul Mazkootamane” in Collections of the Minnesota Historical Society III p. 82-90 (1880) contained in free e-book

Peacock, John  Dakota Prison Letters Lecture, Gustavis Adolphus College, St. Peter, MN January 4, 2012. On the linked site, on the right side of the screen, click the “on demand” tab, then select John’s lecture.

Quinn, George “George Quinn’s Account”  in “As Three Red Men Viewed It” in Minnesota History 38 (1962) p. 147-49

Renville, Gabriel “A Sioux Narrative of the Outbreak in 1862 and of Sibley’s Expedition in 1863” in Collections of the Minnesota Historical Society Volume X p. 595-618 (1885) contained in free e-book

Wasicuna, Glenn “The Dakota Way of Life” Lecture, Gustavis Adolphus College, St. Peter, MN January 5, 2012. On the linked site, on the right side of the screen, click the “on demand” tab, then select Glenn’s lecture. 

Westerman, Gwen N. “We Are Still Here” Lecture, Gustavis Adolphus College, St. Peter, MN January 26, 2012. On the linked site, on the right side of the screen, click the “on demand” tab, then select Gwen’s lecture. Gwen begins speaking at the 13 minute mark and the audio static disappears at 26 minutes.

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