Native History

Alysa Landry
4/22/14
This Date in Native History: A cannon sounded at high noon on April 22, 1889, signaling the beginning of a frantic land rush into newly opened Indian lands in Oklahoma Territory...
Alysa Landry
4/20/14
This Date in Native History: On April 20, 1871, President Ulysses S...
Christina Rose
4/20/14
This Date in Native History: On April 20, 1769, Ottawa war chief Pontiac was murdered in Cahokia, Illinois...
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...

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