1884 Sun Dance Outlawed by Goverment1884 Sun Dance Outlawed by Gov’t - The Indian Advancement Act in 1884 tried giving wider powers over the local government and the raising of money. But at the same time it took away powers by making local Indian agent chairman of council. The next hundred of years the Indian act was amended a number of times but each time was aimed for absorbing first nation into the white society. The act was altered to ban the “Sun Dance”. The Act authorized to remove with force kids from residential schools a
Dawes Severalty ActDawes Severalty Act- The Dawes Severalty Act of 1887, also known as The Dawes General Allotment (Severalty) Act, was a U.S. constitutional law, enacted for converting all Indian tribal lands to individual ownership. They passed this to Americanize .That ended up breaking up the reservations. They would sell the remainder of the reservations to settlers, and the resulting income would be used by Native American to buy farm implements. Natives got no land or money from that.
The CowboysThe cowboys - they worked around 10 or 14 hours. They started young at about 15. Some would carry guns and ride their bosses’ horses. The trail bosses earned 100 dollars more a month just for supervising them. They were on the saddle from dusk to dawn. They slept on grounds and bathed in rivers.
The Ghost DanceTHE GHOST DANCE
by GaryMinshall THE LITTLE BRAVE WOULD BEAT HIS DRUM
AND 4000 MORE JOINED IN
AND THE RED MOON SHOWED IT'S EERIE GLOW
AS THE DANCE OF GHOST BEGIN THEY SANG AND DANCED FOR THE BUFFALO
THAT LONG ESCAPED THEIR PAST
AND THE MIGHTY BRAVE WHO CAME TO SAVE
THAT WILL RETURN AGAIN AT LAST THEY SANG THEIR SONGS OF THE WASHITA
STAINED WITH BLOOD OF A SANDY CREEK
AND THOSE SET FREE AT WOUNDED KNEE
AND NEW LAND ABOVE MOUNTAIN PEAKS
THEY SANG THEIR SONGS OF VICTORY
OF THE VAL
Native Assimilation and CitizenshipNative Assimilation and Citizenship- After the teachers approved the application, a Native person had to have at least five white citizens who had been in Alaska at least one year testify that they knew the applicant for at least a year. Then the certificate, after being endorsed by five citizens, had to be presented to the district court. To achieve citizenship, the Native had to say he was living "separate and apart from any tribe of Indians" and had "adopted the habits of civilized life." Daw
1889 Oklahoma Land Run1889 Oklahoma Land Run – The Oklahoma Land Run began the one of the most bizarre town founding in world history. It was built in a day. By 12pm there was no population, but by twilight there were at least ten thousand people. Never has the west had such a growth in population in s short period of time.
Sitting Bull• Sitting Bull, most renowned Sioux of modern history, is dead.
• He was an Indian with a white man's spirit of hatred and revenge for those who had wronged him and his
• In his day, he saw his son and his tribe gradually driven from their possessions: forced to give up their old hunting grounds and espouse the hard working and uncongenial avocations of the whites.
• After Sitting Bull was fatally shot by Native American police in 1890 • his body was in the custody of a temporary army doctor
1890 Wovaka-The Ghost Dance Outlawed1890 Wovoka – Ghost Dance Outlawed – The Ghost dance is a Native American dance with the purpose of regaining the life once known to the tribe. December 29, 1890 soldiers entered the Indian camp demanding Indian firearms be removed. A camp member named “Yellow Bird” Resisted claiming the ghost dance would protect them. The Sioux of the 1890 were the only believers that ghost shirts were bullet proof but they were soon proved wrong.
The wounded Knee MassacreWhite officials became alarmed at the religious fervor and in December 1890 banned the Ghost Dance on Lakota reservations. When the rites continued, officials called in troops to Pine Ridge and Rosebud reservations in South Dakota. The military, led by veteran General Nelson Miles, geared itself for another campaign.
The presence of the troops exacerbated the situation. Short Bull and Kicking Bear led their followers to the northwest corner of the Pine Ridge reservation
Before he could set out