Book Discussion on Painting the Dakota

From Birchbark Books, Herbs, and Native Arts, panelists discussed Painting the Dakota: Seth Eastman at Fort Snelling, published by Afton… read more

From Birchbark Books, Herbs, and Native Arts, panelists discussed Painting the Dakota: Seth Eastman at Fort Snelling, published by Afton Historical Society. The book is about American artist Seth Eastman, a career Army officer stationed at Fort Snelling (in what was to become Minnesota) in the 1830s and 1840s. While there, he made numerous sketches and paintings documenting the lives and customs of the Dakota Indians living in the region. Panelist Berg produced a documentary about Seth Eastman. Ms. Jones is a descendant of Seth Eastman. After their discussion the panelists answered questions from members of the audience. close

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Book Discussion on Painting the Dakota

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Public Affairs Event
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Location:
Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
First Aired:
Sep 15, 2001
Last Aired:
Sep 16, 2001

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  • Sep 15, 2001 | 8:00am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 15, 2001 | 12:09pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 16, 2001 | 6:51pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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