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Marie Koenigs' wedding dress was adorned with Ojibwe beadwork. She will speak on Wednesday, January 25 at 1 p.m. as part of the speaker series held at the Runestone Museum. Contributed

Looking back 150 years at the Dakota Sioux uprising

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The Runestone Museum in Alexandria is sponsoring a series of speakers in recognition of the 150th anniversary of the 1862 Dakota Sioux uprising.


Following is a schedule of events.

Marie Koenigs

Wednesday, January 25 at 1 p.m.

Marie Koenigs, a retired teacher from Benson who is part Ojibwe, will speak. Koenigs will share a verbal history of the culture and customs of her Ojibwe family and will show the intricate bead work of her aunt and mother.

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