Nick Coleman: Bellecourt helped change our perception of state history

  • by: Nick Coleman , Star Tribune
  • Updated: October 16, 2007 - 11:23 PM

Until 30 years ago, visitors to the Rotunda of the Minnesota State Capitol could admire a painting of white soldiers vanquishing Sioux Indians at the battle of Killdeer Mountain, out in the western part of what later became North Dakota.

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