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Joseph R. Brown, Adventurer on the Minnesota Frontier, 1820-1849
Language: en
Pages: 343
Authors: Nancy Goodman, Robert Goodman
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 1996 - Publisher: Lone Oak Press, Limited

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North Woods River
Language: en
Pages: 338
Authors: Eileen M. McMahon, Theodore J. Karamanski
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-10-20 - Publisher: Univ of Wisconsin Press

The St. Croix River, the free-flowing boundary between Wisconsin and Minnesota, is a federally protected National Scenic Riverway. The area’s first recorded human inhabitants were the Dakota Indians, whose lands were transformed by fur trade empires and the loggers who called it the “river of pine.” A patchwork of farms,
The Ojibwe Journals of Edmund F. Ely, 1833-1849
Language: en
Pages: 520
Authors: Edmund F. Ely
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-11-01 - Publisher: U of Nebraska Press

Twenty-four-year-old Edmund F. Ely, a divinity student from Albany, New York, gave up his preparation for the ministry in 1833 to become a missionary and teacher among the Ojibwe of Lake Superior. During the next sixteen years, Ely lived, taught, and preached among the Ojibwe, keeping a journal of his
Stillwater, Minnesota
Language: en
Pages: 160
Authors: Holly Day, Sherman Wick
Categories: Photography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-10-10 - Publisher: Arcadia Publishing

The riverfront always drew people to Stillwater. The Ojibwe and Dakota first settled here, later striking a treaty with Europeans, who quickly realized the St. Croix River’s potential as an ideal way to move lumber. One of the first to float logs down the river was Captain Stephen Hanks, cousin
North Country
Language: en
Pages: 448
Authors: Mary Lethert Wingerd
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-06-07 - Publisher: U of Minnesota Press

In 1862, four years after Minnesota was ratified as the thirty-second state in the Union, simmering tensions between indigenous Dakota and white settlers culminated in the violent, six-week-long U.S.–Dakota War. Hundreds of lives were lost on both sides, and the war ended with the execution of thirty-eight Dakotas on December