Tag Archives: American Indian history
Treaty Series: The Fort Laramie Treaty of 1868
Murray discusses the Ft. Laramie Treaty of 1868 and how the United States has fallen short of its promises in the treaty.
â€œIndians are Personsâ€ â€“ Standing Bearâ€™s Speech
Indians are “persons” under the law. The words of Standing Bear in court before Judge Dundy’s ruling in 1879.
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â€œIndians are Personsâ€ Under the Law
In 1879 a court ruled that Indians are “persons”, a point that should not have been questioned in the first place.
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Why Canâ€™t They Move on?
Vince Two Eagles give his perspective on Native American history and why Indian people may not have moved on.
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Native American Tribe Names
Many tribes have come to be known by names given to them by someone else. Often, these names were changed by the government, the Spaniards, the French, or other tribes who found it convenient to use a different frame of reference
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