Photos: The Dakota War, then and now


Horse riders
1 Horse riders 
Dakota war anniversary event
2 Dakota war anniversary event 
John Biewen, Gwen Westerman
3 John Biewen, Gwen Westerman 
Two Dakota chiefs
4 Two Dakota chiefs 
Painting of 1851 treaty signing
5 Painting of 1851 treaty signing 
Ben Leonard
6 Ben Leonard 
Execution of 38 Dakota Indians
7 Execution of 38 Dakota Indians 
Historian Mary Wingerd
8 Historian Mary Wingerd 
Sibley and Ramsey
9 Sibley and Ramsey 
Lower Sioux Agency
10 Lower Sioux Agency 
Battle of Birch Coulee
11 Battle of Birch Coulee 
Biewen in Mankato
12 Biewen in Mankato 
Fort Snelling
13 Fort Snelling 
Etching of Mankato hanging
14 Etching of Mankato hanging 
Nick Coleman
15 Nick Coleman 
Gwen and her husband
16 Gwen and her husband 
Mankato sixth-grade class
17 Mankato sixth-grade class 
Students at pow wow
18 Students at pow wow 
How to make 'smudge'
19 How to make 'smudge' 
Legacy of Survival event
20 Legacy of Survival event 
Lacrosse warmup
21 Lacrosse warmup 
Drum group
22 Drum group 
Came from Nebraska
23 Came from Nebraska 
Runner
24 Runner 
Leading the walk
25 Leading the walk 
Horse riders
26 Horse riders 
Drum song
27 Drum song 
History Center exhibit
28 History Center exhibit 
Biewen and Westerman in Mankato
29 Biewen and Westerman in Mankato 
Pow wow dancer
30 Pow wow dancer 
Dakota dancer
31 Dakota dancer