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The Opening of Dakota Territory, Creation of the Yankton Indian Reservation, and Family History

11:30 am–12:30 pm
Virtual Location: Zoom
Additional Info: Registration required to receive Zoom link.
Target Audiences:
Joan Barnes, (402) 472-6987,
In this presentation Gabe Bruguier, Assistant Professor in the Libraries, will discuss two of his ancestors, Theophile Bruguier, and Chief Struck By the Ree, and the roles they played in the passing of the Treaty of 1858, which ceded traditional Yankton land, and created the Yankton Indian Reservation. He will also discuss the use of ArcGIS Storymaps as a digital platform for telling a historical story.

Join in the online discussion on Thursday, October 19 at 11:30 a.m. Register at to receive the Zoom link.
Genealogy over Lunch is a University Libraries’ group designed to help individuals explore and organize family history, which meets every third Thursday of the month. The group welcomes all faculty, staff and students.

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