Suggested Readings and Resources


Boehme, Sarah E., Christian F. Feest and Patricia Condon Johnston. Seth Eastman: A Portfolio of North American Indians. Afton Historical Society Press, 1995.

Eastman, Charles A. Indian Boyhood. Originally published by McClure, Phillips & Co., 1902. Reprinted by Dover Publications, 1971.

Eastman, Mary Henderson. Dacotah; or Life and Legends of the Sioux. Originally published by J. Wiley, 1849. Reprinted by Afton Historical Society Press.

Gibbon, Guy E. The Sioux: The Dakota and Lakota Nations. Blackwell Publishers, 2003.

Kaplan, Anne R. and Marilyn Ziebarth, eds. Making Minnesota Territory 1849-1858. Minnesota Historical Society Press, 1999.

Lorbiecki, Marybeth, with foreword by Lori K. Crowchild. Painting the Dakota: Seth Eastman at Fort Snelling. Afton Historical Society Press, 2000.

Oneroad, Amos and Alan B. Skinner, edited by Laura L. Anderson. Being Dakota: Tales and Traditions of the Sisseton and Wahpeton. Minnesota Historical Society Press, 2003.


Seth Eastman: Painting the Dakota Video. Published by the Afton Historical Society Press and Twin Cities Public Television.


View of Mendota, 1848. Poster

Boxed Notecard Set