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Indians of the Great Plains Culture and Conflict: Tribes of the Great Plains o Sioux or Lakota (Minnesota and Dakotas) o Cheyenne and Arapaho (Central Plains- Nebraska/ Kansas) o Comanche and Kiowa (Southern Plains- Texas/ Oklahoma) Buffalo Hunters o Plain’s Culture dependent upon the Horse and the buffalo o Religion based on Nature o Communal use of land- No concept of Private Property Andrew Jackson o Previously in 1830s, Federal policy under Andrew Jackson o Trail of tears, Five Civilized Tribes were forced to move to Oklahoma or Indian Territory o U.S. Government begins establishing small “Reservations” o Reservations- “Gave up on large Indian Territory West of the Mississippi” o White settlers demand land o Mining, Transcontinental Railroad = inevitable clash with Native Americans, warfare Chivington’s Massacre (Sand Creek) 1864 o Gold was discovered on land promised to Black Kettle and his people o Colonel John Chivington “Kill and scalp all, big and little” o Au
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