The First Mahkato Memorial Wacipi

The First Mahkato Memorial Wacipi (HMBGE)

Location: Mankato, MN 56001 Blue Earth County
Country: United States of America

N 44° 9.663', W 94° 2.433'

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This memorial is to honor those Dakota who created the First Mahkato Wacipi in 1972.

The Wacipi is to remember the thirty-eight Dakota executed in Mankato in 1862 and to create a spirit of reconciliation between the people of Mankato and the Dakota people.

The following Dakota people with members of the Mankato YMCA planned the first Wacipi:

Amos & Ione Owen · Wallace & Gertrude Wells, Sr. · David Larsen, Sr. · Norman & Edith Crooks · Amos & Rosemma Crooks · Hereditary Chief Ernest & Vernell Wabasha.

Co-founders: Bud Lawrence and Jim Buckley, Sr.

"I'd like to share that with the rest of the world. Maybe we can come upon something where we can all live as brothers." —Amos Owen
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HM NumberHMBGE
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Year Placed2008
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, October 8th, 2014 at 6:15pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)15T E 416800 N 4890286
Decimal Degrees44.16105000, -94.04055000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 44° 9.663', W 94° 2.433'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds44° 9' 39.78" N, 94° 2' 25.98" W
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Area Code(s)507, 612
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 300-398 Amos Owen Ln, Mankato MN 56001, US
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