Natives By drdumdie Period: Jan 1, 1830 to Jan 1, 1895 new Jan 1, 1834 1834 Government passed act that designated the entire Great Plains as one enormous reservation, or land aside for Native Americans. Jan 1, 1850 1850's Government changed policy and created treaties that defined specific boundaries for each tribe. Nov 29, 1864 Massacre at Sand Creek Chivington and his troops descended on the Cheyenne and Arapaho. 200 warriors and 500 women and children camped at Sand Creek. At dawn, over 150 inhabitants were killed, mostly children and women. Dec 1, 1866 Fetterman Massacre Warrior Crazy Horse ambushed Captain William J. Fetterman. Over 80 soldiers were killed. Natives called this Battle of Hundred Slain. Jan 1, 1868 Treaty of Fort Laramie Treaty which the Sioux agreed to live on a reservation along the Missour River. Sitting Bull didn't sign. Jan 1, 1874 Red River War War broke out between the Kiowa and Comanche and the U.S. army. The army was ordered to go in and kill all and hang all chiefs and bring women and children back. Jan 1, 1875 Custer's trip to Black Hills Custer reported that the Black Hills had gold. Sep 28, 1876 Custer's last stand (battle of the Big Horn) Led by Crazy Horse, Gall, and Sitting Bull, with raised spears and rifles, they outflanked and kill Custer and his crew. Jan 1, 1887 Dawes Act This act broke up the reservations and gave some of the reservation land to individual Native Americans. Dec 28, 1890 Wounded Knee Native Americans were told to give up weapons, and a shot was fired. They don't know who fired it but then war broke out slaughtering over 300 Native Americans.