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July 19, 2012

Gwen Westerman on the Dakota People

Filed under: Authors, Event — lucia.randle @ 8:05 am

On July 25, Dakota artist and poet Gwen Westerman will speak at the Minnesota History Center on the topic “We Are Still Here: Minnesota Is a Dakota Place.” She will share her perspective on the modern view of Dakota people and their place in Minnesota now and in the past. The date of this event marks the eve of the anniversary of the U.S.-Dakota War.


Gwen Westerman is a coauthor of the book Mni Sota Makoce: The Land of the Dakota, which will be available in September. The book discusses topics that will be touched on at the lecture.

Come and join in the discussion with this Dakota author starting at 7pm. Admission is free and open to the public.

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  1. [...] four to be exact, a shotgun, a rifle, a revolver, and a musket, but maybe I missed one or two more. Gwen Westerman said in her presentation at the History Center on July 25 that the guns were at a child’s eye [...]

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