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    The spiritual dance that Wovoka stressed upon would be performed with hundreds of people in attendance. The people would gather in a large circle in a space that was cleared of all grass and obstructions on the reservation. Sheets would then be placed around them. A freshly cut sapling would be placed in the center of the circle to le praised as the prayer tree. The sapling would be decorated with a multicolored cloth or occasionally a miniature American lag. Wovoka, dressed in a white man’s…

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    with the government and as a result many innocent people died. These incidents of discriminative killings made the distrust from the Plains Indians grow and later this distrust led to major conflicts. The U.S. killed people from the Cheyenne and Arapaho tribes even though they were friendly. The governor of the territory of Colorado said that all Native Americans who sought peace to move to nearby military posts. Chief Black Kettle and his people did as he told and thought that they were at…

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    was warfare with the Osage and Pawnee.In the early 18th[dubious – discuss] century, the Cheyenne and Arapaho began camping on the Arkansas River and new warfare broke out. In the south of the Kiowa and Comanche were Caddoan speakers, but the Kiowa and Comanche were friendly toward these bands. The Comanche was at war with the Apache of the Rio Grande region. They warred with the Cheyenne and Arapaho, Pawnee, Sac & Fox and Osages. They traded with the Wichita south along Red River and with…

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    Creek Massacre” had happened, where In the Colorado territory, a US Cavalry which was led by Colonel John Chivington, killed over 150 Arapaho and Cheyenne women and children. Almost 40 days after the Sand Creek Massacre, the town of Julesburg, Colorado was burned down by Sioux, Cheyenne and Arapaho warriors. Sitting Bull and Crazy Horse led Cheyenne, Lakota and Arapaho Indians in…

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    country. American commercial hunters saw the plains as a way to regain land they thought was taken away from them in the 19th century. “During the summer of 1874, the U. S. Army launched a campaign to remove the Comanche, Kiowa, Southern Cheyenne, and Arapaho Indian tribes from the Southern Plains and enforce their relocation to reservations in Indian Territory” (http://www.texasbeyondhistory.net/redriver/). This sparked what today is known as The Red River War of 1874. A mutual agreement was…

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    met. Soon men surrounded her and moments later she returned with an empty plate and a hopeful expression. “I don’t like Nanny and Nanko out there,” Millie said. “They might get eaten.” “Miss Millie!” Mary’s voice held both anger and exasperation. “Arapaho people not steal from Mr. Dom. They not hurt Nanny and Nanko.” “Why did Miss Sooxei only feed the men?” Millie…

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    age of 19, he was at California for a fur trapping expedition. Taos was a base camp for Carson for fur-trapping expeditions in the west. Kit integrated with the Native Americans, he lived and traveled among natives. His two wives were from the Arapaho tribe and Cheyenne tribe. Yet one died in 1836. In the 1840’s Kit was put as a hunter at Bent’s Fort, Colorado, and became chief hunter. In 1842, when coming…

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    destroyed or beaten into submission: Hopi, Zuni, Navajo, Apache, Chinook, and Shasta to name a few. California Indians fell to disease whites brought in during gold rush era 1849. Majority of Indians, including Sioux, Blackfoot, Cheyenne, Crow, Arapaho, Pawnee etc. lived in small groups 3-5 hundred on the Great Plains, depended on buffalo, and later horses too. They were skilled fighters. Lived simple lives minding their own business. In mid 1900s government named the land west of Mississippi…

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    What Is Fort Laramie?

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    Trail. The fort was the most important port was the scene of several signings in the Treaty, which was the Ft. Laramie of 1868. Immigrants, miners, wagon train and U. S. troops began to enter the main resources for the buffalo hunt, Cheyenne, and Arapaho tribe area. In 1866 Red Cloud refused to sign the non-aggression treaty in Fort Laramie, and the area was declared a war on all inputs other than India. He and his band of Oglala Sioux were a number of attacks on American settlers and miners…

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    Bacon and a group of vigilantes destroyed the Pamunkey Indians before leading an unsuccessful revolt against colonial authorities in 1676. Some of the most infamous events in the wars were when 650 Colorado volunteer forces attacked a Cheyenne and Arapaho encampment along Sand Creek. Although they had already begun to peace negotiations…

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