Clash of cultures

  • Sand Creek massacre

    Sand Creek massacre
    was an atrocity in the Indian Wars of the United States that occurred on November 29, 1864, when a 700-man force of Colorado Territory militia attacked and destroyed a village of friendly Cheyenne and Arapaho encamped in southeastern Colorado Territory. killing and mutilating an estimated 70–163 Indians
  • Medicine Lodge Treaty

    Medicine Lodge Treaty
    is the overall name for three treaties signed between the United States government and southern Plains Indian tribes in October 1867, intended to bring peace to the area by relocating the Native Americans to reservations in Indian Territory and away from European-American settlement.
  • 2nd Treaty of Ft. Laramie

    2nd Treaty of Ft. Laramie
    was an agreement between the United States and the Oglala, Miniconjou, and Brulé bands of Lakota people, Yanktonai Dakota, and Arapaho Nation signed in 1868 at Fort Laramie in the Wyoming Territory, guaranteeing to the Lakota ownership of the Black Hills.
  • Battle of Palo Duro Canyon

    Battle of Palo Duro Canyon
    was a significant United States victory that brought about the end of the Red River War.Early in the morning of September 28, one of Mackenzie's scouts found the Indian camp and notified the colonel. Mackenzie brought the whole regiment to the edge of the canyon and planned a surprise attack.
  • Battle of Little Big Horn

    Battle of Little Big Horn
    as an armed engagement between combined forces of Lakota, Northern Cheyenne and Arapaho tribes, against the 7th Cavalry Regiment of the United States Army.
  • Capture of Geronimo

    Capture of Geronimo
    Geronimo was a Apache indian who fled the reservation with other indians. he with other indians who fled with him led raids on the Arizona-Mexico border. when he was captured he was sent to a Apache internment camp in Florida.
  • Relocation of the Nez Perce

    Relocation of the Nez Perce
    In May of 1877, the U.S. government ordered the “non-treaty” Nez Perce to relocate to the new reservation by June 14. After violence erupted, Chief Joseph and other Nez Perce leaders, including Toohoolhoolzote, decided it would be better to flee to Canada than to relocate to the reduced reservation.
  • Ghost Dance movement begins

    Ghost Dance movement begins
    was a new religious movement which was incorporated into numerous Native American belief systems. According to the prophet Jack Wilson (Wovoka)'s teachings, proper practice of the dance would reunite the living with the spirits of the dead and bring peace, prosperity, and unity to native peoples throughout the region
  • Wounded Knee Massacre

    Wounded Knee Massacre
    It was the last battle of the American Indian Wars. On the day before, a detachment of the U.S. 7th Cavalry Regiment commanded by Major Samuel M. Whitside intercepted Spotted Elk's band of Miniconjou Lakota and 38 Hunkpapa Lakota.