A series of public forums discussing “The Dakota War in Dakota Territory” is scheduled for Sitting Bull College Friday and Watford City Saturday.
The programs are organized by the Center for Heritage Renewal, North Dakota State University, with funding from the North Dakota Humanities Council.
Friday’s forum begins at 7 p.m. in the Sitting Bull College Science and Technology Center, room 120/101.
Saturday’s forum will be at 7 p.m. at the Watford City High School media center.
Richard Rothaus, CEO of Trefoil Cultural and Environmental, and research associate of the NDSU center, is the lead scholar for the program series.
Other presenters are Tamara St. John, archivist for the Sisseton-Wahpeton Oyate; and LaDonna Allard, tourism director of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe.
Dennis Cooley, professor of philosophy at NDSU, will moderate the programs, in which audience discussion is invited and encouraged.
The U.S.-Dakota War of 1862-64, which began with violence in Minnesota in 1862, moved into Dakota Territory with the siege of Fort Abercrombie in 1862.
It extended onto the Dakota plains in 1863-64. Actions at Whitestone Hill in 1863 and Killdeer Mountain in 1864 are the best-known events in a war that involved not only all Dakota peoples, but also the western Lakota, as well as the citizens and armed forces of the territory and nation.
Tonight will be in Ellendale North Dakota at 7:00 PM tonight April 5, 2013 and Devil Lake North Dakota at the Lake Region Hertiage center on April 6, 2013 we will have Louis Garcia join us at Devil Lake
It's a pity I didn't know about it in 2013. I've just started building my family tree, so I would miss this forum anyway.
i looking for the ident or name of my gg grandfather his ident is dark skin straight dark hair gray eye's about 5'10" this guy never existed untill 1860's and he went by the name of stephen l brown and i feel his may have been wanted by minnesota and i have funny feeling only part of his name that is true is the brown first and middle are not true he is my great great grandfather he passed away in sept 1902 and obit say one thing in news paper and he not buried in illinoise or iowa or missori at all and besides that minnesota fort army solders was in area at same time he die to honor one of the own and buried him and i think the take my great great grandfather back with them to minnesota . any ways i have found i got family at spirit lake sioux tribe in 2014 and i still like to find out what was my great great grandfathers real name is and why he travel south instead of following rest of family to the dakota's or canada like the rest of family and the tribe
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