The Past Is Alive Within Us: The U.S.- Dakota Conflict

The Past Is Alive Within Us: The U.S.- Dakota Conflict

This program will look at the US Civil & Dakota Wars through the lens of public memory.

This documentary examines one of the most difficult chapters of Minnesota’s history: the state’s involvement in the Dakota War as the Civil War was simultaneously raging. It’s a mix of historical information & contemporary stories & is designed to build a better understanding of historical interpretation & encourage critical thinking. It will look at the subject through the lens of public memory.

The Past Is Alive Within Us: The U.S.- Dakota Conflict is a local public television program presented by TPT.