Sioux Indians

Timeline created by bretter
In History
  • great plains: home

    great plains: home
    Great Sioux Nation lives in the northern part of the Great Plains. the region includes northern Nebraska, eastern Wyoming, both North and South Dakota, and southeastern Montana.
  • The Louisiana Purchase

    The Louisiana Purchase
    The Louisiana Purchase was made and westward expansion into America started, leading to a dramatic decrease of buffalo population.
  • the Great Sioux Reservation

    the Great Sioux Reservation
    the Fort Laramie Treaty of 1868 keeps whites out of newly made reservation which included most of South Dakota west of the Missouri River
  • gold discoverd

    gold discoverd
    Gold discovered in Black Hills which causes a flood of prospectors to the region invading Indian territories and ways of life.
  • the Battle of Little Bighorn

    the Battle of Little Bighorn
    General Custard attacks indian settlement and is defeated during the Battle of Little Bighorn. All 200 men are killed.
  • the last major conflict

    the last major conflict
    Chief sitting bull is murdered. Big Foot and his Minneconjou band seek refuge. Over 250 members are massacred by the 7th calvary at Wounded Knee. Event often classified as the last major conflict between the U.S. and the Sioux nation
  • The Citizenship Act of 1924

    The Citizenship Act of 1924
    This act makes all indians born within the territorial limits of the U.S. full citizens
  • Indian Reorganization Act

    This act accepts tribal governments as sovereign