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Opening of the Sisseton-Wahpeton Reservation , circa 1892

 Collection — Box: 002
Identifier: MS 289 SF

Content Description

This collection is an account told by an unidentified storyteller of his father’s experiences homesteading land that had belonged to the Lake Traverse Indian Reservation, home of the Sisseton-Wahpeton Oyate. The donor believed this story was most likely written by Wendell Dunn Sr. because he found it in the papers of Thomas Dunn (Conductor, organist, educator, church musician). Typewritten text.


  • Event: circa 1892


.1 linear foot (one folder with 8 sheets of paper)

Language of Materials

From the Group of collections: English

Repository Details

Part of the USD Archives and Special Collections Repository