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Treaty of Fort Wise

Added by yongli on 08/21/2015 - 16:14, last changed on 11/26/2022 - 11:42
The Treaty of Fort Wise was an agreement between the US government and the Cheyenne and Arapaho people who lived on the western Great Plains in present-day Colorado, Kansas, Nebraska, and Wyoming. The treaty was signed in 1861 and reduced the territorial lands previously granted to the Cheyenne and...

Upper Arkansas Indian Agency

Added by yongli on 12/06/2017 - 13:56, last changed on 11/02/2022 - 12:54
The Upper Arkansas Indian Agency was established in 1855 at Bent’s New Fort to service tribes along the upper part of the Arkansas River in eastern Colorado and western Kansas. It was also known as the Big Timbers Agency for the extensive stands of cottonwoods along the Arkansas River. In 1866 the...
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