Last Free Tribes in Kansas
Ten different indian tribes populated the area we now call Kansas at various
Treaty With The Apache, Cheyenne, And Arapaho, 1865
The treaty with the Apache, Cheyenne, and Arapaho signed on October 14, 1865 was presented on October
Cheyenne River Reservation
The mighty Missouri River borders its eastern edge, the rugged Cheyenne forms its southern
About Native American Nomads
Though many tribes found land upon which to settle down and build a self-sufficient community, many tribes, even today, choose to remain
The Gourd Dance is a type of Native American celebration dance and ceremony. It is believed that the dance originated with the Kiowa tribe. Gourd dances are often held to coincide with a pow-wow,
Who Invented the Teepee?
The teepee is a conical tent. It is made of four basic elements: ten to twenty sapling poles, a cover, an optional inner lining, and a
Battle of the Rosebud
The Battle of the Rosebud (also known the Battle of Rosebud Creek) occurred June 17, 1876, in the Montana Territory between the United States Army and its Crow and Shoshoni allies against an Indian
Battle of Summit Springs
The Battle of Summit Springs, on July 11, 1869, was an armed conflict between elements of the United States Army under the command of Colonel Eugene A. Carr and a group of Cheyenne Dog Soldiers led
The Kidder Massacre of 29 June 1867 refers to the killing of United States Second Lieutenant Lyman Kidder, along with an Indian scout and ten enlisted men in Sherman County, Kansas, near Goodland, by
The Hayfield and Wagon Box Fights
In late July, 1867, the Lakota and Cheyenne seem to have disagreed on military strategy. As a consequence, a force, composed primarily of Cheyenne and Arapaho, gathered for an attack at Fort C. F.
Battle of Powder River
The Battle of Powder River, also known as the Reynolds Battle, occurred on March 17, 1876, in Montana Territory, United States. The attack on a Cheyenne Indian encampment by Colonel Joseph J.
The Sand Creek Massacre aftermath
The Sand Creek Massacre resulted in a heavy loss of life, mostly among Cheyenne and Arapaho women and children. Hardest hit by the massacre were the Wutapai, Black Kettle's band. Perhaps half of the
The Sand Creek Massacre background
The Sand Creek Massacre (also known as the Chivington Massacre, the Battle of Sand Creek or the Massacre of Cheyenne Indians) was an atrocity in the Indian Wars that occurred on November 29, 1864,