Native History

Christina Rose
4/6/14
This Date in Native History: On April 6, 1832 Black Hawk’s War began...
Alysa Landry
4/5/14
This Date in Native History: On April 5, 1614, Pocahontas, daughter of the Algonquin chief, married tobacco farmer John Rolfe in Jamestown, Virginia, in a ceremony that forged an a...
Alysa Landry
4/2/14
This Date in Native History: On April 2, 1513, Spanish explorer Juan Ponce de Leon landed on the southeastern coast of Florida, claiming the territory for the Spanish crown and for...
Gale Courey Toensing
4/1/14
This Date in Native History: The Avalon Project at Yale University has one of the most comprehensive digital databases of Indian treaties and other documents relating to the settle...
Alysa Landry
3/27/14
This Date in Native History: On March 27, 1964, the strongest earthquake in American history, measuring 9.2 on the Richter scale, shook southern Alaska, killing an initial 15 peopl...
Christina Rose
3/25/14
This Date in Native History: On March 25, 1879, Chief Little Wolf, Northern Cheyenne, surrendered but succeeded in bringing his people home...
Cherokee Nation
3/24/14
This Date in Native History: It was 175 years ago that the final group of Cherokees ended the journey across the Trail of Tears...
Jack McNeel
3/23/14
This Date in Native History: The Lewis and Clark expedition had reached the Pacific on November 15, 1805 and were to remain in their winter quarters through a long, wet winter unti...
Fort Sill Apache Tribe
3/7/14
Today marks the 100th anniversary of the release from prisoner of war status of the Chiricahua - Warm Springs Apache Tribe, now known as the Fort Sill Apache Tribe...
Alysa Landry
3/1/14
This Date in Native History: On March 1, 1872, President Ulysses S. Grant signed a bill to create Yellowstone National Park in the Wyoming, Montana and Idaho territories...

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