Iowa History 101: Immigration to Iowa

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Join Jeff Bremer, Associate Professor at Iowa State University, as he addresses immigration to Iowa in the 19th and 20th Centuries and shares some personal stories of immigrants.

Iowa History Month: Inkpaduta in Iowa: Dakota Decline, Dispossession, and Erasure

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Join Kevin Mason, Waldorf University professor, as he discusses the changing physical environment of Iowa in the 1850s, how the worst winter on record in northwestern Iowa led to escalating tensions between settler populations and Indigenous peoples in 1856-57, and what Inkpaduta’s attack on Spirit Lake means today.