Teepee (tipi) as used by Native Americans in the Great Plains and American west

Triumph Over a History of Tragedy

By Laura McKillip Wood In the 1800s, the Dakota people (Hunkpati Oyate) of the Crow Creek Sioux Tribe lived primarily in Minnesota. In late 1862, when tensions between white settlers and Native Americans reached a peak, the Minnesota government issued orders to forcibly relocate the Dakota people to Fort Thompson, South Dakota, on what became […]