It has been over 150 years since the U.S.-Dakota War of 1862, a disastrous time in Minnesota history. The war had a profound impact in shaping Minnesota as we know it today. This site is a resource for learning about the war, its causes, and its far-reaching consequences.
Oral Traditions & Discussions
How did this war, its causes and the aftermath affect your family?
Listen to stories and reflections about historic sites
Look deeper into Minnesota's complex history
Tools for the classroom
Trace your family's connection to Minnesota