Thursday, November 15, 2012

Timeline For November 15, Dakota Conflict, Sioux Uprising

On November 15, 1862, General Pope, commander of US troops in the Northwest Territory, forwards records of the trials of the renegade Sioux to President Lincoln along with a letter urging Lincoln to authorize execution of all the condemned, and warning of mob violence if the executions do not go forward. It happened this day in history exactly 150 years ago.

We honor all victims of the Sioux Uprising, we forgive the crimes committed by our ancestors, and we support the reconciliation long-sought by the white and Indian cultures as the sesquicentennial of the Dakota Conflict continues.

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