The Winnebago in Blue Earth County

Author: 
Jeanne De Mars
Issue Date: 
Winter 2003

Detailed account of the tribe’s tenure in the county from 1855-1863, including its forced relocation to various areas by the U.S. Government. Continues with troubles dealing with the Winnebago Agency and Congress and the tribe’s final relocation to Nebraska in spite of repealed treaties.

Key Word Search Terms: 
Chief Winneshiek, Dakota conflict, Knights of the Forest, Camp Porter, Shogren, Chief La Sallieur, Hochunk
Decade: 
2000-2009