Sioux Indians

The Sioux Uprising of 1862

Carley, Kenneth
Examining the 1862 conflict between the Sioux Indians and white settlers in the Minnesota Valley, this work covers such issues as the causes of the uprising, specific attack s and battles, the surrender, and its aftermath. Illustrated with numerous photographs and drawings, the book also includes an extensive list sources.

Dahcotah; or Life and Legends of the Sioux Around Fort Snelling

Eastman, Mary
Written by the wife of a U.S. Army officer, this book describes various customs, activities, ceremonies, and legends of the Sioux Indians living near Fort Snelling in the 1840s. The author addresses such aspects as the role of women in the tribes, dances and feasts, village governance, medicinal practices, language, and religious beliefs. Several drawings illustrate the text.
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