A Clash of Cultures: Understanding the 1862 Dakota War (Part 1 of 2 Part Version)

On August 17, 1862 a group of four young Dakota men on a hunting expedition killed five settlers who lived along the Minnesota river in what is now southwest Minnesota…and a war began.

Siobhan Keirans brings the news in today's Morning Blend, and she and Dale pick the music, including some of Siobhan's favorites from her home in Ireland.

Karl plays a bunch of Louisiana Christmas songs.
(Give him a break. He only does it once a year.)

Miss Emily brings you some female dancehall in the first hour to keep you warm! Tune in for some Lady Saw, Sister Nancy & more.