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121. Rules for Operating Indian Schools Rules for Operating Indian Schools 2007 United States Office of Indian Affairs prepared a set of rules for all federally supported Indian schools. The list of the rules is transcribed in this chapter. The document was issued by W. A. Jones,...

122. Sac and Fox Bark House Sac and Fox Bark House ca. 1885 Exterior view of a large bark house in a Sac & Fox Indian village. Several individuals are seated in front of the dwelling; third from left is Pa She Pa Ho, the Sac Chief.

123. Selling the 'Noble Savage' Myth: George Catlin and the Iowa Indians in Europe, 1843-1845 Selling the 'Noble Savage' Myth: George Catlin and the Iowa Indians in Europe, 1843-1845 Winter 2006-2007 This study is partly about the American artist George Catlin and his white contemporaries who promoted a mythical image of Native Americans for profit. Their story is relatively well known to historians...

124. Siem-o-nad-o, Mojave Indian Siem-o-nad-o, Mojave Indian 1899 Reproduction of a portrait painting of Siem-o-nad-o, a Mojave Indian, by E.A. Burbank, San Carlos, Ariz.

125. Singing of the Wrongs and Heroism of the Indians Singing of the Wrongs and Heroism of the Indians August, 2005 Article profiles author Helen Hunt Jackson and her inspiration, Bright Eyes (Susette) La Flesche. Jackson was captivated by Bright Eyes' 1879 speaking appearances in Boston, and went on to write Century...

126. Slave, Trader, Interpreter, and World Traveler Slave, Trader, Interpreter, and World Traveler July 2013 Article on Jeffrey Deroine, an African-American fur trader and interpretor with the Ioway Agency. Born a slave in St. Louis, Missouri in 1804, Deroine spent his adolescence working as a fur trader for...

127. Spirit Fest Spirit Fest 1989 Native Americans performing a dance in front of Municipal Auditorium on 13th Street.

128. Spring House Spring House 1993 Partial frontal view of spring house.

129. Sutter In Westport: Prelude For a Pioneer, Part I Sutter In Westport: Prelude For a Pioneer, Part I Summer 2003 The author states in the beginning of the article that "historians have largely relied again and again on just a few (not unbiased) chroniclers to depict Sutter's 1836-1838 Westport experience. Fortunately...

130. Take No Prisoners Take No Prisoners January/February, 2004 Article examines the Sand Creek Massacre, an altercation between the Colorado militia and several bands of Cheyenne and Arapahoe Indians on November 29, 1864. Nearly two hundred Native Americans were killed...

131. The 50 Greatest Books on the American West The 50 Greatest Books on the American West October, 2003 Article lists contributors' choices of the 50 books most crucial to understanding westward expansion and pioneer life. The books address subjects such as the fur trade, agriculture, criminal violence,...

132. The Kansas City Times' Map of Oklahoma The Kansas City Times' Map of Oklahoma 1888 "Taken from government surveys." Shows proposed railroad and stage line and includes "Direction for Locating a Claim." Specific areas of Indian tribes noted.

133. The Memoirs of Jared L. Sanderson, ''Stagecoach King,'' Part II The Memoirs of Jared L. Sanderson, ''Stagecoach King,'' Part II February 1, 2006 Second installment of the memoirs of Jared L. Sanderson, describing his encounters with Native Americans on the Santa Fe Trail, use of mules and horses in freighting, and the early days of Colorado and...

134. The Memoirs of Jared L. Sanderson, 'Stagecoach King,' Part III The Memoirs of Jared L. Sanderson, 'Stagecoach King,' Part III May 1, 2006 Third installment of the memoirs of Jared L. Sanderson, describing the land on the trail between Kansas City and Santa Fe, the pre-Civil War era in Kansas, and various impressions of and encounters with...

135. The Missouri River Fur Trade in 1860 The Missouri River Fur Trade in 1860 Summer 1995 Brief article focuses upon the activities of Henry A. Boller and his interaction with Native Americans and western fur traders along the Missouri River in 1860. A short biography of Boller is provided....

136. The Missouria Indian Nation The Missouria Indian Nation January-March 2011 In 1682 the two dominant tribes in Missouri were the Missouria and Osage. This article looks at the Missouria, who "ceased being an independent nation prior to 1795," and about whom little has been written....

137. The Ozarks in Missouri History The Ozarks in Missouri History July 2013 Brief article on the history of the Ozarks region of Missouri. Beginning with the term "Ozark," the author traces the ways in which geologists, writers, journalists, and historians have explored this "vernacular...

138. The Rise and Fall of Indian Country, 1825-1855 The Rise and Fall of Indian Country, 1825-1855 2007 The book details the relationship between Indians of the Plains area, white settlers, and the federal government. Local Indian tribes mentioned include: Kansa, Osage, Pawnee, Potawatomi, Shawnee and Wyandot,...

139. The Shawnee Prophet Grave Site The Shawnee Prophet Grave Site June 28, 1905 Article describing the history of the burial site of Indian leader Tensquatawa, also known as the Shawnee Prophet. Tensquatawa spent his final days living in the area near White Feather Spring in present-day...

140. The U.S. Army, Indian Agency, and the Path to Assimilation The U.S. Army, Indian Agency, and the Path to Assimilation Spring 2013 Article on the First Indian Home Guards, a Civil War Union army unit from Kansas consisting of refugee Creeks, Cherokees, Seminoles, Choctaws, and Chickasaws from Indian Territory. Mustered in May 1862...