Tag Archives: American Indian history
Indians are “persons” under the law. The words of Standing Bear in court before Judge Dundy’s ruling in 1879.
Murray discusses the Ft. Laramie Treaty of 1868 and how the United States has fallen short of its promises in the treaty.
In 1879 a court ruled that Indians are “persons”, a point that should not have been questioned in the first place.
Vince Two Eagles give his perspective on Native American history and why Indian people may not have moved on.
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