Dr. Clifford Canku on First Person Radio 7/10/2013

 

 

Please join Laura Waterman Wittstock on Wednesday, July 10 as she talks with Dr. Clifford Canku  co-author  of  "The Dakota Prisoner of War Letters: Dakota Kaskapi Okicize Wowapi" published by the Minnesota Historical Society Press. The letters, translated by the authors, reveal the prolonged agony of warriors denied treatment as prisoners of war and instead treated like criminals without any rights whatsoever. Dr. Canku and  co-author Michael Simon are fluent in Dakota and provide these transcriptions to the public for the first time. 
 
Dr. Clifford Canku is an assistant professor of Dakota studies at North Dakota State University. He is a co-author of Beginning Dakota and the Beginning Dakota Teacher’s Edition.
Playlist Tracks: 
Dr. Clifford Canku - Professor of Dakota Studies
Topics: Translation of The Dakota Prisoner of War Letters: Dakota Kaskapi Okicize Wowapi" published by the Minnesota Historical Society Press.
Air Date: 
July 10, 2013

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