to preserve the rich history of the Dakota and their relationship with early Minnesota settlers and Christian missionaries, and to explore contrasting cultural and religious viewpoints.
Sisters Betty Smith and Shirley Greising decided to learn about their Dakota heritage which they never knew as children. Hear about the sisters’ journey in learning about Dakota history..
See VideoView the award-winning video, “The Pond House,” which traces the history of the house through its builder and his great-grandson, and focuses on their important relationship with the Dakota people.
Produced by filmmaker Barbara Britain.