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Old Traverse des Sioux

Thomas Hughes

Old Traverse des Sioux

A history of early exploration, trading posts, mission station, treaties, and pioneer village

by Thomas Hughes

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Published by Nicollet County Historical Society .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Dakota Indians,
  • Frontier and pioneer life,
  • Indians of North America,
  • Minnesota,
  • Traverse (Minn.),
  • Traverse des Sioux (Minn.),
  • Treaties,
  • Treaties, 1841,
  • Treaties, 1851

  • The Physical Object
    FormatUnknown Binding
    Number of Pages177
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11471195M
    ISBN 100929332040
    ISBN 109780929332048
    OCLC/WorldCa28318796

      Join us for the return of the popular and informative “Shadows at the Crossing: Spirits of Old Traverse des Sioux” on the Traverse des Sioux historic site. Groups will be led by costumed guides to the “spirits” at stations on the trail beginning every 10 .   Old Trading House, Travers des Sioux, by Frank Blackwell Mayer At the time of the treaty in , Traverse des Sioux was the village of a band of Sisseton Dakota led by chief Red Iron. The village had been founded when one group of Sissetons living at Lake Traverse had broken into two factions over a dispute.

      In , Dakota leaders signed the Treaty of Traverse des Sioux and the Treaty of Mendota with the United States. Dakota ceded land in Minnesota to the U.S. in exchange for money, goods, and services. At Traverse des Sioux, the Sisseton and Wahpeton bands of the Dakota ceded 21 million acres for $1,,, or about cents an acre. Of that amount, $, was set aside to pay debts claimed by traders and to relocate the Dakota. Another $30, was allocated to establish schools and to prepare the new reservation for the Dakota.

    When the boat tied up at Traverse des Sioux, Mr. Williamson met me. The trader sent a man to invite the three white men to dine with him. The invitation was accepted with great anticipation. The trader's house was a log cabin. The furniture consisted of roughly hewn benches and a table. The Treaty of Mendota was signed between the Mdewakanton and Wahpekute bands of the Dakota and the United States Government in By signing this treaty and the Treaty of Traverse des Sioux the same year, the Dakota transferred ownership of their lands to the United States. The treaties of opened millions of acres to white colonization.


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Old Traverse des Sioux by Thomas Hughes Download PDF EPUB FB2

The book references a February St. Paul newspaper interview with a Joseph Montreul (or Montraville), who mentioned a trader named “Frazer” was in the Traverse des Sioux area around In reading the Old Traverse des Sioux book, a minimum of six individuals are known to have been interred in that cemetery.

A marker also commemorates the existence of the cemetery. Using the descriptions as written in the Old Traverse des Sioux book, the cemetery is located either on the edge of Minnesota Highway or under the highway which.

Old Traverse Des Sioux [Thomas Hughes] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Get this from a library. Old Traverse des Sioux. [Thomas Hughes; W C Brown; Edward Alfred Johnson] -- "The book is in the nature of scrap book, containing a heterogeneous collection of articles pertaining to Traverse des Sioux."--Pref.

An excellent study of the famous treaty between white settlers. Old Traverse des Sioux: A history of early exploration, trading posts, mission station, treaties, and pioneer village [Hughes, Thomas] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Old Traverse des Sioux: A history of early exploration, trading posts. Traverse is a French word that means term Traverse des Sioux has been applied both to the crossing of the Minnesota River at this location, and the transit of the prairie from the west.

As used by the French Canadian voyageurs and their Métis relatives and descendants, a traverse was a crossing from Old Traverse des Sioux book safe resting place across an open area to another point of. The Treaty of Traverse des Sioux of is an agreement between the Sisseton and Wahpeton bands of Dakota and the U.S.

government. It transferred ownership of much of southern and western Minnesota from the Dakota to the United States. The treaty is significant in Minnesota's history because, along with the Treaty of Mendota signed that same year, it opened twenty.

A map from Thomas Hughes’ book “Old Traverse des Sioux” was overlaid with a map created in to locate the historic site of the river crossing.

The two maps matched perfectly, to the. Browse, borrow, and enjoy titles from the Traverse des Sioux Library Cooperative digital collection.

The Traverse des Sioux Library Cooperative strengthens, improves, and promotes collaboration by providing support services and coordinating shared access to resources, programs, and technologies for member libraries.

Public library websites. Madison Avenue, Ste. Mankato, MN About this Book Catalog Record Details. Old Traverse des Sioux, by Thomas Hughes, assisted by Brigadier Hughes, Thomas, View full catalog record.

Rights: Public Domain, Google-digitized. For thousands of years, the Dakota lived and worked at Traverse des Sioux, located on the lower Minnesota River. By the early 19th century, European American fur traders, missionaries, and adventurers were frequent visitors. Then inthis site witnessed the signing of the Treaty of Traverse des Sioux between the US government and the Dakota.

This book places the Treaty of Traverse des Sioux within the broad framework of state and national history.

In the Sisseton and Wahpeton bands of the Dakota Indians signed the Treaty of Traverse des Sioux, which along with the subsequent Treaty of Mendota, with the Mdewakanton and Wahpekute bands of Dakota, ceded to the United States most of southern.

Old burial ground, Traverse des Sioux. Names Mayer, Frank Blackwell () (Artist) Collection. Album of drawings of Sioux Indians.

Dates / Origin Date Created: - Library locations Rare Book Division Shelf locator: *KW+++ Topics Sioux Nation Genres Drawings Physical Description Watercolors Extent: 11 x cm. Type of Resource. Old Traverse des Sioux by Thomas Hughes,Herald Publishing Company edition, in English "The book is in the nature of scrap book, containing a heterogeneous collection of articles pertaining to Traverse des Sioux."- Pages: March, - Traverse des Sioux and St.

Peter organized a cemetery Assoc. purchasing 10 acres. Early Missionaries, pioneer, and Civil War Veterans are buried here. Rev. Williamson, first Missionary in this area and Rev. Stephen Riggs translated the Bible, hymnals, and text books to the Sioux Language.

Rev. Description. Painted around by Francis Millet, The Treaty of Traverse des Sioux, depicting the treaty signing, was inspired by Frank Blackwell Mayer’s sketches of this historic event near present-day St. Peter, Minnesota, on J This document, between the United States and the Sissitunwan and Wahpetunwan bands of the Dakota Oyate (Nation), was one of 12.

Click to read more about Old Traverse des Sioux, by Thomas Hughes. LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for bookloversAuthor: Thomas Hughes.

Old Traverse des Sioux; A History of Early Exploration, Trading Posts, Mission Station, Treaties, and Pioneer Village (St. Peter, MN: Herald Pub. Co., c), by Thomas Hughes and W.

Brown, ed. by Edward Alfred Johnson (page images at HathiTrust) Filed under: Dakota Indians -- Wars, A native of upstate New York, Prescott headed west inending his journey at Fort Snelling, Minnesota, which would later become Minneapolis.

He married the daughter of a Dakota subchief and became a government interpreter of the Dakota language (including for the Treaty of Traverse des Sioux). He worked as a miner, a trapper, and on a steamboat on the.

See the "New eBook additions" collection from Traverse des Sioux Library Cooperative.The Treaty of Traverse des Sioux (10 Stat. ) was signed on Jat Traverse des Sioux in Minnesota Territory between the United States government and Sioux Indian bands in Minnesota this treaty, the Sioux ceded large tracts of territory and agreed to move on to reservations along the Minnesota River in exchange for annuities of cash and goods.Photo, Print, Drawing The treaty of the Traverse des Sioux [ digital file from b&w film copy neg.

] Full online access to this resource is only available at the Library of Congress.