Discussion of U.S. - Dakota War of 1862

A public discussion of the U.S.-Dakota War of 1862 in North Dakota was held at the Opera House Gallery & Lobby Friday, April 5, and the audio file recorded by North Dakota Prairie Public Radio is now available for streaming or downloading.

CLICK HERE to listen or download the discussion audio.

The program was part of a series presented by the North Dakota State University (NDSU) Center for Heritage Renewal. Participants include: Richard Rothaus, head of Trefoil Cultural and Environmental and a research associate of the NDSU Center; Tarmara St. John, archivist for the Sisseton Wahpeton Oyate Tribe; and Dennis Gill, an elder in the Sisseton Wapheton community. Dennis Cooley, NDSU professor of philosophy, moderated the discussion along with Tom Isern, developer and director of the Center for Heritage Renewal.

The program was sponsored by the North Dakota Humanities Council, O.P.E.R.A. and the Ellendale Historical Society.