In this lesson, students will confront the historiographical challenges of creating narratives around the
1862 Dakota War. Students will use various perspectives from primary sources to create a
commemorative plaque of the events of the Dakota War of 1862 which best represents, honors, and
remembers the different groups involved in the conflict.
University of Minnesota, Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies.
Dakota War of 1862: Remembrance and Historiography.
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