SOURCE: The Metropole (Urban History Association)
by Katrina Phillips
"Recent events have forced Minneapolitans and Minnesotans to reckon with the state’s treatment of historically excluded populations. For the original inhabitants of what’s now Minneapolis, though, resistance and activism are nothing new."
Mankato’s Hanging Monument Excluded Indigenous Perspectives when it was Erected and when it was Removed
by John Legg
Both while it stood and when its presence became inconvenient, the Hanging Monument shows how memorials control historical narratives and elevate particular interpretations of the past.
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