Sources for this series

  • Updated: August 11, 2012 - 4:57 PM

Staff writer Curt Brown and photographers David Joles and Jim Gehrz spent four months traveling throughout southern Minnesota, South Dakota and Nebraska to report the series "In the Footsteps of Little Crow," learning about the terrain, towns and buildings where these events happened. They interviewed more than 75 people, from descendants of the Dakota and the settlers to historians and researchers. Written in the narrative style, the series required reconstruction of scenes from 150 years ago, and great care was taken to hold descriptions to details that could be confirmed by current and historical records, eyewitnesses accounts and Dakota oral history. The sources include:

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