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Over the Earth I Come: The Great Sioux Uprising of 1862 by Duane Schultz. St. Martin's Griffin, New York: 1992.

Through Dakota Eyes: Narrative Accounts of the Minnesota Indian War of 1862 by Gary Clayton Anderson. Minnesota Historical Society Press, 1998.

The Dakota War of 1862 by Kenneth Carley, Minnesota Historical Society Press, 2001.

Dakota Uprising Victims: Gravestones & Stories, by Curtis A. Dahlin, Beaver's Pond Press, Edina, 2007.

North Country: The Making of Minnesota by Mary Lethert Wingerd. University of Minnesota Press, 2010.

Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee by Dee Brown, Henry Holt, New York, 1970.

The Long Death: The Last Days of the Plains Indians by Ralph K. Andrist, University of Oklahoma Press, 1964.

The Dakota War: The United States Army versus the Sioux, 1862-1865 by Michael Clodfelter, McFarland & Co, 1998.

Birch Coulie: The Epic Battle of the Dakota War by John Christgau, University of Nebraska Press, 2012 (Coming March 1).

Spirit Car and  Beloved Child: A Dakota Way of Life by Diane Wilson, Minnesota Historical Society Press, 2009, 2011

Little Crow by Gary Clayton Anderson, Minnesota Historical Society Press, 1986

Dakota Women's Work: Creativity, Culture and Exile by Colette Hyman (coming out in April)

For children:

Saga of the Sioux by Dwight Jon Zimmerman. Henry Holt & Co., New York, 2011.


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