Minnesota Prairie Roots

Writing and photography by Audrey Kletscher Helbling

A Minnesota politician & writer shares his insights on “The Dakota War, a clash of cultures” » Dakota, Myrick trading post

Trader Andrew Myrick refused to grant the Dakota credit, remarking, “Let them eat grass.” After an attack on the Lower Agency, Myrick was found dead, his mouth stuffed with grass.

Milford Monument
Dakota, court martial site
 

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