December 26, 1862 -38 Dakota Warriors were hung in the U.S.A. becoming the largest mass execution still remaining today. The hanging happened in Mankato, Minnesota. Abraham Lincoln signed the papers to have 40 men hung because of the Dakota Uprising. The U.S. did not follow through with their agreement on The Treaty of 1851. They were not given food rations promised & money for land was held by the U.S. The families began to starve which caused the Warriors to revolt
Ancient scripts. Cherokee. The Cherokee syllabary was invented by a member of the Cherokee nation named Sequoya around 1821. Sequoyah simply took the shape of some English letters and assigned new syllabic values to them. The other signs do not resemble any English letter, and therefore were likely invented by Sequoya. Location: Americas > North America. Time:1821 CE to Present. Direction: Left to Right.
"If you take the Christian Bible and put it out in the wind and the rain, soon the paper on which the words are printed will disintegrate and the words will be gone. Our bible IS the wind." Statement by an anonymous Native woman.