Native History

Chickasaw Nation
10/12/14
Their birth names are unknown to the tribe, which celebrates their lives and legacies...
ICTMN Staff
9/4/14
This Date in Native History: On September 4, 1838, mounted militia forced 859 Potawatomi at gunpoint to leave northern Indiana for “Unorganized Territory” in Kansas...
ICTMN Staff
8/7/14
This Date in Native History: Today marks the beginning of the 150th anniversary of the Battle of the Badlands, which began on August 7, 1864 between present-day Medora and Sentinel...
Konnie LeMay
6/27/14
This Date in Native History: On June 27, 1864, John Evans, governor of the Colorado Territory in Denver, issued a proclamation “To the Friendly Indians of the Plains,” a step that ...
Christina Rose
6/25/14
This Date in Native History: Representatives from many Native nations of the Plains will come together today for the 138th anniversary of the Battle of Little Big Horn, where a re-...
Alysa Landry
6/23/14
This Date in Native History: On June 23, 1927, the Sioux County Pioneer , a newspaper in south central North Dakota, reported that U.S...
Alysa Landry
6/20/14
This Date in Native History: On June 20, 1782, the Continental Congress approved the bald eagle as the national emblem and the central image on the Great Seal of the United States...
Alysa Landry
6/19/14
This Date in Native History: On June 19, 1868, Father Pierre-Jean De Smet, a Jesuit missionary, met with the great Sioux Chief Sitting Bull in an attempt to convince “hostile” Indi...
Alysa Landry
6/15/14
This Date in Native History: On June 15, 1846, Francis Parkman Jr., a young, Harvard-educated historian, arrived at Fort Laramie, Wyoming, to begin a summer of research among the O...

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