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SANTEE, Neb. (AP) — A day after Christmas, the Dakota people in Santee, Neb., will honor the 150th anniversary of the hanging deaths of 38 Dakota Sioux Indians — the largest mass execution in U.S. history.


The men were hanged Dec. 26, 1862, in Mankato, Minn., marking the end of what's now called The Dakota War of 1862.

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