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.
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)