The Dakota POW Letter Lecture at the Hjemkomst Center
May 21 @ 6:00 pmFree
The Dakota POW Letters
A Free History from Dr. Cliff Canku
Join us for a free lecture at the Hjemkomst Center from Dakota Studies professor and Sisseton-Wahpeton Oyate Tribal Elder Dr. Clifford Canku beginning at 6:00PM on Tuesday, May 21. One of the authors of Dakota Prisoner of War Letters: Dakota Kaskapi Okicize Wowapi, Canku delivers a history of the 1862 U.S. – Dakota War and an introduction to his work researching and translating the Dakota Prisoner of War Letters. This event is offered with support from the Science Museum of Minnesota and in conjunction with our current exhibition, RACE: Are We So Different?
Admission is free and open to the public, but we do ask you to reserve your seats ahead of time. Refreshments will be served.