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Six Weeks in the Sioux Tepees: A Narrative of Indian Captivity

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The Dakota War (1862) was a searing event in Minnesota history as well as a signal event in the lives of Dakota people. Sarah F. Wakefield was caught up in this revolt. A young doctor's wife and the mother of two small children, Wakefield published her unusual account of the war and her captivity shortly after the hanging of thirty-eight Dakotas accused of participation in the "Sioux uprising." Among those hanged was Chaska (We-Chank-Wash-ta-don-pee), a Mdewakanton Dakota who had protected her and her children during the ...

Six Weeks in the Sioux Tepees: A Narrative of Indian Captivity 2002, University of Oklahoma Press

ISBN-13: 9780806134314

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Six Weeks in the Sioux Tepees: A Narrative of Indian Captivity 1997, University of Oklahoma Press

ISBN-13: 9780806129754

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