A Clash of Cultures: Understanding the Dakota War of 1862

Dakota War (Courtesy of Minnesota History Center)
Dakota War (Courtesy of Minnesota History Center)

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On August 17, 1862 a group of four young Dakota men on a hunting expedition killed five settlers who lived along the Minnesota river in what is now southwest Minnesota...and a war began. This week marks the 50th anniversary of this historical conflict.  "A Clash of Cultures: Understanding the Dakota War of 1862" is a production of ampers-Diverse Radio for Minnesota Communities.

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