Tribes to reunite for historic Unity Ride in Canada and U.S.
Posted: Monday, April 23, 2012
Representatives of seven tribes in the Canada and the United States will reunite this summer for the historic Unity Ride.
In response to a massacre during the War of 1812, a brigade of 1,400 Native soldiers representing the Dakota, Hidatsa, Assiniboine, Mandan, Chippewa, Ojibwa and Cree tribes policed the Mandan Trail.
This June, their descendants will the route from Manitoba to the Fort Berthold Reservation
in North Dakota.
The journey begins June 10 in Coulter Park, Manitoba.
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Retracing historic Mandan Trail
(The Brandon Sun 4/23)
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