Minnesota’s European Immigrants Sacrificed Their Cultures To Be White

Digital illustration of a Norse viking head with American stars and stripes on its helmet and mustache, a red and white shield behind the head and an American flag behind the shield

In a Tik Tok video preceding this article, I summarized some findings from the Minnesota Historical Society (MNHS) about Minnesota’s European immigrants colonizing previously Dakota, Ojibwe, and Ho-Chunk land. Between this summary, informative comments from viewers, and further research, I was able to gain more insight into the recently popularized conversation about European immigrants losing […]