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  • The Cheyenne Paragraph: Powerful, Resourceful Native American Indian Tribe

    Cheyenne Paragraph The Cheyenne were a powerful,resourceful Native American Indian tribe.They often allied with Sioux and Arapaho.The Cheyenne settled along the Missouri River near the Mandan and Arikara tribes.The most Famous chiefs in the Cheyenne tribe included Dull Knife,Chief Roman Nose and Morning Star.There are a band of warriors called the Cheyenne Dog Soldiers.They were extremely courageous and fight to their death to protect their people. They migrated west across the Mississippi River and into North and South Dakota in the early 18th century.Their territory was usually with grass covered plains and areas with rivers.They lived in the American Great Plains region in the states of Minnesota.Where the lived,the climate were Hot Summers and Cold Winters.The Cheyenne originally lived on the eastern parts of the country.The Cheyenne tribe lived in a tent like home called tepees.Their town later got destroyed by…

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  • Native American Tribe Beliefs

    Of the many Native American tribes that lived in Oklahoma were the Cheyenne tribe. They settled in present-day Minnesota, Montana, Oklahoma, and parts of Colorado, Wyoming, and South Dakota. They were farmers along the Sheyenne River valley. Therefore, they were able to settle in villages and develop a somewhat civilized culture. The Cheyenne tribe holds a great legacy and culture that still exists today (Alchin). After the move westward by the French to the Great Plains, their culture had…

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  • Kiowa Tribe Research Paper

    Kiowa ranged north of the Wichita Mountains. The Kiowa and Comanche controlled a vast expanse of territory from the Arkansas River to the Brazos River. The enemies of the Kiowa were usually the enemies of the Comanche. To the east, there 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…

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  • Custer Myths

    than the mythos surrounding Custer and the battle of the Little Bighorn. For many Americans, Custer is remembered as a war hero who was “gallantly” vanquished with his men on Last Stand Hill in a forlorn and “heroic” struggle for survival against these “uncouth” and “savage” barbarians. Hence, Custer was deified and enshrined as a “victim” who died in the name of American progress and Western expansion. In a way Custer’s death was used a form of propaganda to justify the brutalities and…

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  • The Comanche: The Lords Of The Plains

    danger to travellers and settlements. Also, when young Comanches went to war, After they killed their enemy, they would scalp their enemy's head. After a comanches' death, they would wrap the body with a quilt. Then, they would place the body on the back of a horse, and search for an appropriate burial site. The reservation life for Comanches started in 1869. The Treaty of Medicine Lodge was signed in 1867 in Kansas with the Comanche, Kiowa, Apache, Cheyenne and Arapaho. The tribes were…

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  • Walt Whitman The Last Stand Analysis

    many Sioux and Cheyenne left their reservations, frustrated with the U.S. Government and the infringement of treaties and with white settlers encroaching into the sacred land in the Black Hills in search of gold. Seven thousand Sioux, Cheyenne and Arapaho assembled in the summer of 1876 on the banks of the Little Bighorn River, (King, 2016). During this time the Secretary of War, J.D. Cameron reported to the U.S. Senate and President in 1876, “The true Policy, in my judgment, is to send troops…

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  • Sand Creek Massacre: Film Analysis

    One November Morning was created by descendants of survivors of the Sand Creek massacre. The artwork depicts the events of that day. The works by artists Brent Learned (Arapaho), George Curtis Levi (Cheyenne), and BJ Stepp (Cheyenne) focus on the remembrance, honor and strength of their ancestors and leaders. Levi and Learned organized the exhibition which changed slightly at each venue based on which other artists could participate. In order to create this exhibition, Levi and Learned…

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  • The Contested Plains Essay

    Indians master the two key strategies to survival, moving freely over large areas and “occupy key places that could satisfy the vital needs of the movement.” . West emphasizes the concept of energy throughout the book and makes it a key concept in this argument about the frontier being built from the imagination of the people inhabiting it. The key to unlocking the potential of the Great Plains is though the grass. With the horse by its side, the native people of the plains created a trade…

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  • General Custer's Ethical Leadership

    By 22 he had made Major, by 25 he was promoted to brigadier and could not get enough of this lateral movement. His drive for success put a terrible negative connotation on his ethical behavior. So much so that he was willing to kill all the Indian men, women and children of the world to get promoted. One sunny day General Custer and his troops rode in on the Cheyenne Nation where they slaughtered 103 Indians (Mass, 2016). His clouded judgment wanted to hunt down those that escaped, not taking…

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  • Little Bighorn Case Study

    In the Little Bighorn Battle on June 1876 between the Lakota and Cheyenne people verse the United States. The conflict was the cultural change and clash between the two: on one hand there is the Lakota and Cheyenne were they are buffalo/horse people, and on the other hand there is the United States is industrial/agricultural people. From 1868 the US and Lakota negotiated on the Fort Laramie Treaty; however, that made conflict towards the other tribes (National Park Service Website). This…

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