Tag Archives: Indians
Our lifes were stolen….
“Suppose a white man should come to me and say, “Joseph, I like your horses. I want to buy them.” I say to him, “No, my horses suit me; I will not sell them.” Then he goes to my neighbor … Continue reading
LEAVE YOUR TRIBE (REJECT YOUR CULTURE) AND BECOME A CITIZEN!
During the 19th century the citizenship rights granted by the Fourteenth and Fifteenth Amendments did not apply to Native Americans. Some laws did however offer them citizenship if they left their tribe and “joined” American society, but the American Indians … Continue reading
Let Me Be A Free Man
Chief Joseph, the leader of Nez Perce, felt that the Americans are taking away what belonged to him and his tribe. O.O. Howard chased the indians 1.700 miles west in order to conquer there land. Americans would invade Indian reservations … Continue reading
The Ghost Dance
The Ghost Dance was an effect to the Indians being forced to surrender to government authority and reluctance life. It promised a disaster in the coming years during which time the earth would be destroyed, only to be recreated with … Continue reading
African Americans Evicted From Their Native Land
The Dawes Act was enacted by the Federal Government in 1887 in order to evict Indians from their tribal ancestral lands. The Federal Government did this because American citizens wanted to settle in the west, which was already occupied by … Continue reading