Quantasia's Native American Timeline

  • Navajo and Apache Wars

    Navajo and Apache Wars
    Apache scouts served with the army during the Navajo War in 1863 and 1864. One of the last battles of the war involving the scouts occurred along the Pecos River of New Mexico Territory on January 4, 1864. also warlike tribes that inhabitated mainly what is now New Mexico and Arizona
  • Sand Creek Massacre

    Sand Creek Massacre
    Group of whites killed 200 indians. Colorado attacks and destoy Cheyenney indians
  • Red Cloud's War

    Red Cloud's War
    An armed conflict between the Lakota, Northern Cheyenne, and Northern Arapaho and the United States in Wyoming and Montana territories from 1866 to 1868. The war was fought over control of the Powder River Country in north-central Wyoming.
  • Red River War

    Red River War
    U.S. Army removed the Comanche, Kiowa, Southern Cheyenne, and Arapaho Indian tribes from the Southern Plains and enforce their relocation to reservations in Indian Territory
  • Battle of Little Bighorn

    Battle of Little Bighorn
    Sioux and Cheyenne under the leadership of Sitting Bull and Crazy Horse defeated the 7th Cavalry under George Armstrong Custer.
  • "A Century of Dishonor"--Helen Hunt Jackson

    "A Century of Dishonor"--Helen Hunt Jackson
    book that was published in 1881. Jackson's book was well received and congress appointed a commission to look into Indian affairs. The result was the Dawes Act that broke up reservation land into individual plots. The individual plots were given to Indian Families. The effect of the Dawes Act, which was mostly well intentioned resulted in a further destruction of tribal life.
  • Dawes Severalty Act

    Dawes Severalty Act
    U.S. constitutional law, enacted for converting all Indian tribal lands to individual ownership.
  • Battle of Wounded Knee

    Battle of Wounded Knee
    sioux performing ghost dance. Sitting bull was killed.