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Dakota Datebook: Indian legend in N.D.

Once upon a time, a tale emerged about a young Chippewa boy, born to a prominent chief, who fell into the hands of the Sioux tribe. Instead of seeking a ransom for his release, the Sioux decided to use the boy as a pawn in their raids against Chippewa bands. They believed that Chippewa warriors would refrain from attacking if their chief's son was in harm's way. This arrangement lasted for eight y...

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