Peter Lengkeek, The Dakota Wokiksuye 38 + 2 Memorial Ride staff keeper, 

Peter Lengkeek, The Dakota Wokiksuye 38 + 2 Memorial Ride staff keeper, hugged Perry Little, after Lengkeek had picked Little as the new staff keeper during the ceremony at Reconcilation Park Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2012, in Mankato, Minn. 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)
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Peter Lengkeek, The Dakota Wokiksuye 38 + 2 Memorial Ride staff keeper, hugged Perry Little, after Lengkeek had picked Little as the new staff keeper during the ceremony at Reconcilation Park Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2012, in Mankato, Minn. 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)
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