Performance and Conversation /
“Reading History: The Hanging at Mankato”

Date: Thursday, 30 June 2011, 7–9 pm
Location: Cabinet, 300 Nevins Street, Brooklyn (map and directions here)
FREE. No RSVP necessary
Organized by Triple Canopy

Listen to an audio recording of this program, or download here.

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Cabinet is pleased to host a program organized by Triple Canopy. The evening presents a performative reading and conversation examining the history and contemporary resonance of the 1862 hanging of thirty-eight Dakota Indians in Mankato, Minnesota—the largest mass execution in US history. For more information, see

This event has been made possible by a generous grant from the New York State Council on the Arts. Beer for this event has been lovingly provided by Brooklyn Brewery.