Dakota warriors and participants received spiritual cleansing with burning sage at the event. The Dakota Wokiksuye Memorial Ride and Memorial Run culminated at Reconcilation Park in Mankato, Minn., ... more 
Dakota warriors and participants received spiritual cleansing with burning sage at the event. The Dakota Wokiksuye Memorial Ride and Memorial Run culminated at Reconcilation Park in Mankato, Minn., Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2012. The annual ride commemorates the 38 + 2 Dakota warriors hanged following the Dakota War of 1862. The "Dakota 38" Memorial lists the names of all the Dakota warriors hanged in 1862. (AP Photo/The Star Tribune, David Joles) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By The Star Tribune, David Joles
Wed, Dec 26, 2012 6:19 PM EST