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Title Meaning
Camp Coldwater Refers to historical encampments at Coldwater Spring, an area located along the junction of the Mississippi and Minnesota Rivers in south Minneapolis, Minnesota. The area is sacred to Native Americans, including the Dakota people, who believe that the mouth of the Minnesota River is their place of creation, or B'dote. Later, the U.S. military camped here while building Fort Snelling. In recent years, it was a United States Bureau of Mines property and was transferred to the National Park Service in 2010.
Camp McClellan A former Union Army camp in the U.S. state of Iowa that was established in Davenport, Iowa, in August 1861 after the outbreak of the American Civil War. The camp was the training grounds for recruits and a hospital for the wounded. In 1863 it became a prison camp called Camp Kearney for members of the Dakota Nation that were involved in raids in Minnesota
Camp Release The location near Montevideo, MN, where many Dakota surrendered to the U.S. government forces. It signaled the end of the U.S.-Dakota War on September 26, 1862. 269 people of Dakota and Anglo descent were released from captivity.
Catastrophe A large and disastrous event of great significance.
Chaos A condition or place of great disorder or confusion.
Cheyenne An Indigenous nation that once called Minnesota home.
Chief Red Iron (Ma-za-sa) Ma-za-sa. A tribal leader who signed the treaty of Traverse des Sioux, and who was present at the time of the U.S.-Dakota War of 1862.
Chief Standing Buffalo (Tatanka Najin) Tatanka Najin (Standing Buffalo) A Sisseton Dakota chief.
Chief Wabasha (Wapasha, Tahtapesaah) A Mdewakanton-Dakota leader involved in the events of the U.S.-Dakota War of 1862.
Cholera An infection in the small intestine caused by bacteria. The main symptoms are diarrhea and vomiting. It is spread through drinking water or eating food that has been contaminated by the feces of an infected person, including one with no apparent symptoms. It can cause rapid dehydration and death in some cases.
Civil War The American Civil War was fought from 1861 to 1865 over the issue of slavery.
Coldwater Spring According to some, a spring that has been flowing for more than 10,000 years. Formerly known as Camp Coldwater, it is located south of Minnehaha Park and is, and close to, many Dakota sacred spaces.
Colonialism Or colonization. In this sense, refers to Western European countries' historical immigration and settlement on land mainly in the Americas, Africa, Asia and Oceania. Colonies helped monetarily support the country which they represented, though immigrants had differing reasons for leaving their home country as time went on. It most often involved (sometimes forcibly) assimilating the indigenous peoples into the colonizing culture.
Concentration camp A camp in which people are confined under harsh conditions and without regard to legal norms of arrest and imprisonment.
Convoluted Something that is very complicated or involved with many details.
Crow Creek Location on the Minnesota River between Redwood Falls and Morton, MN.