The Cheyenne Indians

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In History
  • Friendship Treaty

    Friendship Treaty
    A treaty that created peace between the Cheyenne Indians and the United States
  • Sand Creek Massacre

    Sand Creek Massacre
    United States soldiers attacked a camp of Southern Cheyennes; two-thirds of which were woman and children. 137 people were killed.
  • Response to Sand Creek

    Response to Sand Creek
    1,000 Cheyenne warriors attacked the town of Julesburg in response to the massacre at Sand Creek.
  • Treaty with the Southern Cheyenne

    Treaty with the Southern Cheyenne
    Established a new reservation for the Cheyenne along the borders of Kansas and Oklahoma, in attempt to repair the damages made at Sand Creek.
  • Off-Reservation Reports

    Off-Reservation Reports
    All Indians were to report back to their reservation after many had left; many did not response.
  • Battle of Rosebud

    Battle of Rosebud
    US soldiers response to Indians not returning to their reservations
  • Battle Of Little Big Horn

    Battle Of Little Big Horn
    Took place nine days after Battle of Rosebud.
    Custer sent his troops in to fight the Indians; Custer along with 264 of his men were killed.
  • Fort Robinson Outbreak

    Fort Robinson Outbreak
    Indians caught off reservation were sent to Fort Robinson and were deprived of food and water in effort to force them back to their own lands.
  • Executive Order

    Executive Order
    Made the Northern Cheyenne Reservation in southeast Montana.
  • Last Engagement

    Last Engagement
    The Northern Cheyenne had their last engagement with the US Cavalry after two of their cheifs were killed.
  • Court of Claims

    Court of Claims
    The Northern Cheyenne were given $4,200,000 in settlements to pay for the land that was taken by them in earlier violations.
  • Northern Cheyenne Tribe vs. Hollowbreast

    Northern Cheyenne Tribe vs. Hollowbreast
    The Northern Cheyenne tribe went to court to make sure that they received the right to the coal and mineral plants they had built, and no one would take them from them.
  • Congressional Act

    Congressional Act
    A Congressional act canceled the coal permits of the Cheyenne Indians
  • Sand Creek Establishment Act

    Sand Creek Establishment Act
    President Clinton set aside 12,000 acres in Colorado as a National Historic Site of the Sand Creek Massacre
  • More National Historic Landmarks

    More National Historic Landmarks
    Northern Cheyenne petitioned to get more National Historic Landmarks for the Rosebud Battle and the Wolf Mountain Batttle.
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    Cheyenne Indians Timeline