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Title Meaning
Lac qui Parle Lake on the Minnesota River in western Minnesota. "Lac qui Parle" is a French translation of the name given to the lake by the Dakota who called it the "lake that speaks."
Leavenworth A township in Brown County, Minnesota.
Litigation The entire process of filing a lawsuit, discovery and motion practice, trials, judgments and awards of damages.
Little Crow (Taoyateduta) A chief of the Mdewakanton Dakota. His given name translates as "His Red Nation," (Taoyateduta) but he was known as Little Crow because of his father's name, Čhetáŋ Wakhúwa Máni, (literally, "Hawk that chases/hunts walking") which was mistranslated. He had a role in the negotiation of the Treaties of Traverse des Sioux and Mendota of 1851 and led Dakota forces in the U.S.-Dakota War of 1862.
Little People of the woods According to Dakota and other Indigenous cultures, a race of little people who live in the woods.
Lorenzo Lawrence (Towanetaton) A Dakota man who helped found the Hazelwood Republic and the first Dakota man to receive U.S. citizenship. He opposed the 1862 U.S.-Dakota War 0f 1862, bringing many people to safety during the fighting, and continued to aid Henry Sibley's troops after the war.
Lower Sioux Agency One of two Indian agencies established to be the administrative centers of Dakota reservations resulting from the Treaties of Traverse des Sioux and Mendota. Near Morton, MN, it was the site of the first organized Dakota attack in the US-Dakota War.