Further information: Sam Temple, A Beautiful Dream: Alexander Faribault and the Founding of Minnesota

Optional Supplemental Readings: 

North Country by Mary Lethert Wingerd ($28.09 on Amazon)

Old Betsey by Mark Diedrich ($60 used on Amazon)


Week 1: Little Crow; Mni Sota and the Fur Trade

Week 2: Alexander Faribault; Henry Rice

Week 3: Henry Whipple; James Shields

Week 4: John North; Rodney Mott

Week 5: The U.S.-Dakota War

Week 6: The Dakota Genocide

Week 7: Henry Sibley 

Week 8: Legacies