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"If the Union Wins, We Won't Have Anything Left": The Rise and Fall of the Southern Cherokees of Kansas
Maps, photos, and article about the Cherokees of Kansas and their settlement of the Cherokee Neutral Lands and Chetopa, Kansas, area. Includes a table "Heads of Cherokee Families Identified as Living on...
Bright Vignettes of a Lost World: Newly Discovered Journals of a Brave Jesuit Priest Show How Indians Lived in the Northern Rockies in the 1840s
Illustrations (copies of Point's paintings and map) and biographical article about the western travels of Father Nicolas Point (1799-1860), "a zealous and cultured French Jesuit" traveling through Kansas...
Early Osage--"The Ishmaelites of the Savages", The
History of the Osage Indians with coverage of their time spent in Missouri and Kansas. Well illustrated with maps, photographs and drawings.
Early Years of the Delaware Indian Experience in Kansas Territory, 1830-1845, The
In 1829 the United States formed a treaty with the Delaware Indian Nation offering them tracts of land in Kansas Territory to replace their Missouri lands. This article details the history of the Delaware...
Founding of St. Louis: A New French Frontier at the End of Empire
Description of events leading up to the founding of St. Louis, "the refuge of all the French" along the Missouri River frontier. Includes color picture of Auguste Chouteau portrait, maps, and other illustrations....
Liquor Has Been Their Undoing: Liquor Trafficking and Alcohol Abuse in the Lower Missouri Fur Trade
Article about the corrupting effects of alcohol on Indians and "half-breed" Indians in the fur trade area of the Mississippi River valley, especially around Saint Louis, with maps and several illustrations....
Notes on the Early Indian Occupancy of the Great Plains
April 1, 1905
Maps depicting the territory in the Appalachian Mountains and the Mississippi River valley of the "Caddoan" Indian language group before and after the intrusion of the "Siouan" Indian language group, resulting...
Opening the Western Frontier: Rev. Thomas Johnson & the Shawnee Indian Mission [and associated articles]
Article about the Methodist Shawnee Indian Missions in the 1830s near Turner, Kansas, and Westport, Missouri, and the family of missionary Reverend Thomas Johnson (1802-1865), with photos, maps, and illustrations....
The Kansas Indians
Maps and extracts "from the report of Major Stephen H. Long's 'expedition from Pittsburgh to the Rocky Mountains, performed in the years 1819 and 1820," with descriptions and depictions of their travels...
The Making of America: Central Plains
Numerous maps with illustrations and chronologies of the settlement of the Great Plains (centering on Kansas City) by whites and corresponding removal of various Indian tribes, with details (especially...
The Search for the Site of the Sand Creek Massacre
Photos, illustrations, maps, and article about "the surprise attack by Col. John Chivington on a village under the leadership of Cheyenne Chief Black Kettle" in 1864 southeastern Colorado. Description...
Thirsting for War, Hungering for Peace: Drought, Bison Migrations, and Native Peoples on the Southern Plains, 1845-1859
A number of maps and graphs help to demonstrate the dynamics between the Indian tribes on the southern Great Plains and the drought which caused buffalo migrations to change areas in the middle of the...
William Clark's Diary, May, 1826-February, 1831
February, May, August, November//1948
Four-part series that features the diary of William Clark from May, 1826 to February, 1831, when he was Superintendent of Indian Affairs at St. Louis. It includes reproductions of the diary's original...
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