Near Saint Paul in Hennepin County, Minnesota — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
Wokiksuye K'a Woyuonihan
Remembering and Honoring
In May, 1863, the survivors from the camp were crowded aboard steamboats and taken to Crow Creek in southeastern South Dakota. Those who survived Crow Creek were moved again three years later to the Santee Reservation in Nebraska.
The pipestone in the center of the memorial was placed here by Amos Owen of the Prairie Island Indian Community during a ceremony in 1987. Please be respectful of this sacred place.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Minnesota Historical Society marker series.
Location. 44° 53.443′ N, 93° 10.91′ W. Marker is near Saint Paul, Minnesota, in Hennepin County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Post Road and Minnesota Highway 5. Touch for map. Marker is in Fort Snelling State Park (fee area). Marker is at or near this postal address: 101 Snelling Lake Road, Saint Paul MN 55111, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers The Prairie (approx. 0.2 miles away); Colonel Josiah Snelling (approx. 0.2 miles away); Giacomo Constantino Beltrami (approx. 0.2 miles away); Elizabeth R. Snelling (approx. 0.2 miles away); U.S. Army, Buildings 17 and 18 (approx. 0.2 miles away); Three Islands in the Mississippi (approx. ¼ mile away); Whiskey (approx. 0.4 miles away); De Dakod Makoce Unkitawapi E E (approx. 0.4 miles away).
More about this marker. [photo captions]
• Dakota woman Photograph by B.F. Upton
• Fort Snelling prison compound, 1862-63 Photograph by B.F. Upton
• Wo-wi-na-pe and other prisoners Photograph by Whitney's Gallery
• Little Crow's son, Wo-wi-na-pe Photographer unknown
• All photographs courtesy of the Minnesota Historical Society
Also see . . .
1. U.S.-Dakota War of 1862. Minnesota Historical Society; Historic Fort Snelling. (Submitted on December 21, 2011.)
2. 2012: How should Minnesota remember the U.S.-Dakota War of 1862?. (Submitted on December 21, 2011.)
Categories. • Native Americans • Wars, US Indian •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 21, 2011, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 1,176 times since then and 81 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on December 21, 2011, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin.