Minnesota at its Sesquicentennial
Exceptional People in an Exceptional Place
May is American Indian Month in Minnesota
Raw footage from events at Historic Fort Snelling, May 10, 2008. 'Wagon Train,' Sesquicentennial 'Celebration,' Dakota Oyate, Arrests, horses, police, and watchers.
Dakota protesters meet sesquicentennial wagon train
May 10, 2008
Several dozen Native American protesters and allies tried to upstage a Minnesota Sesquicentennial event at Fort Snelling Saturday. Protesters said the state’s 150th birthday celebration failed to tell the whole story and demanded the state acknowledge broken treaties, land theft and ethnic cleansing.