Rice County Historical Society Museum

The Rice County Historical Museum will host Todd Finney, a young Dakota man, at 7 p.m. Thursday. He will give an indigenous perspective about the 38 Dakota men who were hanged after U.S.-Dakota War. (File photo/southernminn.com)

Toward the end of the American Civil War, U.S. settlers found themselves in yet another fight, this time against the Dakota people.

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“Dakota people in tipis in a concentration camp on the Minnesota River below Fort Snelling, ca. 1863” (Photograph by Benjamin Franklin Upton via the Rice County Historical Society)

Reach Reporter Colton Kemp at 507-333-3129. © Copyright 2022 APG Media of Southern Minnesota. All rights reserved.

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