Daybreak Woman: An Anglo-Dakota Life


  • Sunday, May 16, 2021 - 2:00pm

Learn about the connections between the Dakota and white settlers. Jane Lamm Carroll, PhD, professor of history and women's studies, is the author of the book about Daybreak Woman.

The book details the life of Jane Anderson Robertson, who was the daughter of Grey Cloud Woman II (Margaret Aird Anderson) and Thomas Anderson, and also granddaughter of the fur-trader James Aird and Dakota leader Wabasha I.

This FREE outdoor program will occur weather permitting and with proper physical distancing and other safety measures in place. In the event of weather cancellation, notice will be provided here and on the City of Bloomington Parks and Recreation Facebook Page

The Pond House is located in Pond Dakota Mission Park, 401 East 104th St, Bloomington. For more information visit  


Gideon and Agnes Pond House
Between Nicollet and Portland Avenues
401 East 104th Street
Bloomington, MN