Minnesota Prairie Roots

Writing and photography by Audrey Kletscher Helbling

New exhibit highlights Rice County in the U.S.-Dakota War of 1862 » Dakota, Whipple quote

Above the photos and info is this quote by Bishop Henry Whipple to President Buchanan in August 1860: “In my visits to them, my heart had been pained to see the utter helplessness of these poor souls, fast passing away, caused in great part by the curse which our people have pressed to their lips.”

 

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