Color image of a beaded bag made by Margeurite Metivier, c.1860.

Dakota beaded bag

Beaded bag made by Margeurite Metivier, c.1860.

Color image of a Dakota leather pouch with lane-stitched geometric beadwork made in the nineteenth century.

Dakota beaded leather pouch

Dakota leather pouch with lane-stitched geometric beadwork made in the 1800s.

Color image of a beaded Dakota case, c.1900. From the Cheyenne Indian Reservation; probably made as a tourist souvenir.

Dakota beaded scissors case

Beaded Dakota case, c.1900. From the Cheyenne Indian Reservation; probably made as a tourist souvenir.

Color image of a beaded wall pocket made by Dakota Indians. Collected at the Cheyenne River Indian Reservation in the late nineteenth or early twentieth century.

Dakota beaded wall pocket

Beaded wall pocket made by Dakota Indians. Collected at the Cheyenne River Indian Reservation in the late nineteenth or early twentieth century.

Color image of Dakota band with loomed, geometric beadwork, c.1890.

Dakota beadwork band

Dakota band with loomed, geometric beadwork, c.1890.

Black and white photograph of a Dakota boy at the concentration camp below Fort Snelling, 1863. Photograph by Whitney’s Gallery.

Dakota Boy at Fort Snelling concentration camp

Dakota boy at the concentration camp below Fort Snelling, 1863. Photograph by Whitney’s Gallery.

Black and white photograph of the the Dakota concentration camp on the river flats below Fort Snelling, c.1862–1863.

Dakota concentration camp below Fort Snelling

View of the Dakota concentration camp on the river flats below Fort Snelling, c.1862–1863. Photograph by Benjamin Franklin Upton.

Watercolor on paper of a Dakota dwelling. Painted between 1846 and 1848 by Seth Eastman.

Dakota dwelling

Watercolor on paper of a Dakota dwelling. Painted between 1846 and 1848 by Seth Eastman.

Oil on canvas painting of Dakota Indians in council, 1852. Painting by Seth Eastman

Dakota Indian Council

Oil on canvas painting of Dakota Indians in council, 1852. Painting by Seth Eastman.

Black and white photo print of Dakota Indian Treaty Delegation, c.1858.

Dakota Indian Treaty Delegation

Dakota Indian Treaty Delegation, c.1858. It was during these negotiations that the Dakota were forced into ceding half of their land along the Minnesota River.

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