Native History

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...
Christina Rose
2/28/14
This Date in Native History: On February 28, 1861, parts of Utah, Kansas, Nebraska and New Mexico were joined to create the Colorado Territory, known today as the state of Colorado...
Alysa Landry
2/27/14
This Date in Native History: On February 27, 1973, about 250 Sioux Indians led by members of the American Indian Movement converged on South Dakota’s Pine Ridge Reservation, launch...
Alysa Landry
2/26/14
This Date in Native History: On February 26, 1929, President Calvin Coolidge signed a bill to create Grand Teton National Park, setting aside a 96,000-acre tract of land that inclu...
Alysa Landry
2/21/14
This Date in Native History: On February 21, 1828, the Cherokee Nation published the inaugural edition of its bilingual newspaper, the Cherokee Phoenix , which helped preserve the ...
Alysa Landry
2/20/14
This Date in Native History: On February 20, 1725, a group of 88 scalp hunters led by John Lovewell attacked a band of Abenaki Indians living in a wigwam near Wakefield, New Hampsh...
Jack McNeel
2/11/14
This Date in Native History: On February 11, 1805, Jean Baptiste Charbonneau was born...
Christina Rose
2/10/14
This Date in Native History: On February 10, 1763, the French and Indian War ended, giving the British continued opportunities to fail their promises and further their attempts to ...
Alysa Landry
2/8/14
This Date in Native History: On February 8, 1887, U.S. President Grover Cleveland signed the Dawes Severalty Act into law, introducing private land ownership to American Indians...

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