Unformatted text preview: army "Ghost Dance” is a traditional ritual of the Indian tribes. It spread throughout the whole country. By the late 1880 and early 1890 the US army forced the Indian tribes into reservation areas where the conditions were so harsh they could hardly live. The Ghost Dance’s meaning was to praise for the Messiah to come and save them from the death. The Dawes Act was the act passed by Congress granting individual land holdings to Native Americans, replacing communal tribal holdings. The Act aimed to involve the tribe members into larger communities of the society. The Act also established a funds to collect and distribute goods on Native American lands....
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This note was uploaded on 01/14/2010 for the course IIYTD 2A taught by Professor T during the Spring '09 term at St. Catherine.
- Spring '09