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Conejos Treaty

Added by yongli on 03/12/2020 - 16:03, last changed on 08/04/2020 - 10:28
Signed in October 1863 at Conejos in the San Luis Valley , the Conejos Treaty was an agreement between the US government and the Tabeguache band of Ute people. It granted the United States the rights to all land in Colorado’s Rocky Mountains east of the Continental Divide , as well as Middle Park...

Indian Appropriations Act (1871)

Added by yongli on 03/13/2020 - 10:31, last changed on 07/03/2020 - 01:07
The Indian Appropriations Act of 1871 declared that American Indians were no longer considered members of “sovereign nations” and that the US government could no longer establish treaties with them. The act effectively made Indians wards of the US government and paved the way for other laws that...

Indian Appropriations Act (1871)

Added by yongli on 03/13/2020 - 10:30, last changed on 07/03/2020 - 01:07
The Indian Appropriations Act of 1871 declared that American Indians were no longer considered members of “sovereign nations” and that the US government could no longer establish treaties with them. The act effectively made Indians wards of the US government and paved the way for other laws that...

Indian Treaties in Colorado

Added by yongli on 06/09/2020 - 11:31, last changed on 08/03/2020 - 14:18
Treaties with American Indians played a major role in the formation of Colorado . The series of treaties and agreements signed between the federal government and various Indian groups in the decades from 1849 to 1880 produced the necessary conditions for white development of the state, even as they...

Little Arkansas Treaty

Added by yongli on 06/09/2020 - 11:37, last changed on 08/03/2020 - 14:16
The Little Arkansas Treaty refers to a pair of treaties signed between the US and American Indian nations in Kansas in mid-October 1865: one with the Southern Arapaho and Southern Cheyenne nations and one with the Comanche and Kiowa . Of the two, the treaty signed on October 14 with the Cheyenne...

Teenokuhu (Friday)

Added by yongli on 06/09/2020 - 11:44, last changed on 06/09/2020 - 11:44
Teenokuhu (ca. 1822–81), known to English speakers as “Friday” or “Friday Fitzpatrick,” was a nineteenth-century Northern Arapaho leader. As a boy, Teenokuhu (Arapaho for “sits meekly”) was separated from his band and adopted by Thomas Fitzpatrick, a white trapper who took him to St. Louis. After...
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