Minnesota acting as commissioner for the government and Gideon H. Pond as
interpreter. When the Indians were removed in 1852, the Ponds declined to
accompany them; Dakota Tawaxitku Kin ended with the Ponds' missionary work
with the Medawakanton and Wahpekute.
"Edward Duffield Neill," Who Was Who in America ( Chicago: Marquis--Who's
Who, 1967), Historical Volume, 446.
For the life and. missionary work of the Ponds, see Grace Lee Nute, "Samuel
William Pond," in
Dumas Malone (ed.), Dictionary of American Biography ( New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1935), 15: 61-62; Samuel W. Pond Jr., Two Volunteer Missionaries among the Dakotas; or, the Story of the Labors of Samuel W. and Gideon H.
Pond ( Boston: Congregational Sunday-School and Publishing Society, 1893), passim.
Bibliography: James Constantine Pilling, Bibliography of the Siouan Languages ( Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1887); Henry Rowe Schoolcraft, Historical and Statistical Information Respecting the History, Condition, and Prospects
of the Indian Tribes of the United States ( Philadelphia: Lippincott, Grambo, 1851- 1857), 4: 459
Index Sources: None
Location Sources: Danky and Hady; MnULS; NUC; ULS
Title and Title Change: Dakota Tawaxitku Kin, or the Dakota Friend ( 1850- 1852)
Volume and Issue Data: Dakota Tawaxitku Kin, or the Dakota Friend (Vol. 1, No. 1, November, 1850-Vol. 2, No. 8, August, 1852)
Publisher and Place of Publication: Dakota Mission, St. Paul, Minnesota ( 1850-1852)
Editor. Gideon H. Pond ( 1850- 1852)
Questia, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning. www.questia.com
Book title: American Indian and Alaska Native Newspapers and Periodicals, 1826-1924.
Contributors: Daniel F. Littlefield Jr. - Author, James W. Parins - Author.
Publisher: Greenwood Press.
Place of publication: Westport, CT.
Publication year: 1984.
Page number: 131.
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