Dalyce Leabo's story
- August 16, 2012 - 12:56 PM
My great grandfather, German Sha, was employed by the government at Yellow Medicine, a Sioux Indian agency.
On the 18th of August, 1862, there broke out an Indian uprising.
With the assistance of a friendly Indian, John Other Day, German; his wife, Elizabeth (Colosky), and a party of 35 people, were able to escape, traveling across country for five days.
John Other Day was a staunch advocate for peace.
German and Elizabeth eventually homesteaded in Otter Tail County west of Erhard, MN.
© 2015 Star Tribune