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  • Sioux Indian Tribe Food The Sioux
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    The Sioux Indian Tribe Food The Sioux would hunt most of their food. Mainly they ate deer because the lived in the Dakota areas and Minnesota, they also hunted buffalo when they were pushed more into the west by their rival tribes. But usually lived on small game, deer, and wild rice. They like to eat berries such as black berry and vegetables such as spinach leaves, and peas. They ate nuts that grew on pine trees called pinion nuts. But like most indians they used every thing from the food. The...
  • General George Custer
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    The journey of exploration to the western territories brought the white man many great things, but they did face some opposition. The US government made plans to explore the Black Hills, after hearing of the gold it contained. This was not an easy task. The Sioux, with strong force, were not giving up their sacred land easily. The only way to gain the territory of the Black Hills was to wage war against the Sioux. The Battle of the Little Big Horn was one battle that the US will never forget. Ge...
  • Sioux Indians
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    1. The film Dancing with Wolves takes place in South Dakota in 1863. John Dunbar is the main character who hurts his leg in battle and is sent to the frontier on a new mission as a Lieutenant. When Dunbar arrives in South Dakota he is there alone, no one else had made their way their yet. Dunbar gradually starts to live with the Indians and become one of them getting the name Dancing with Wolves. Another main character is Standing with Fist, who marries Dancing with Wolves. Standing with a Fist ...
  • Fights With Non Indians And Other Nations
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    Like all Plains Indian nations, the Sioux tribe had to be skilled and equipped if they should have to got to war or into battle. The Sioux warriors had to be prepared and be able to hide well, fight courageously and complete the aim of their task e.g. stealing horses, claiming sacred land. So how warlike really were the Sioux Sioux warriors were well armed. They fought with many weapons, all of which were made by themselves from any natural materials that they could find. They used lances to fig...
  • Sioux Indians Separate From The Settlers
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    Essay: Minnesota Uprising of 1862 "If they are hungry, let them eat grass for all I care". Andrew J. Myrick, a trader from the Redwood Agency or Lower Sioux Agency, said this about the Indians on August 4, 1862, when a crowd of angry Indians broke into the Upper Sioux Agency storehouse and stole one hundred sacks of flour. Also, this is what most of the white settlers thought about the Indians. The conflict between the white and the American Indians was a growing problem and it was obvious that ...
  • Custer Before The Battle
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    Imagine yourself on a battlefield fighting 2000 armed to the teeth Indians with only 650 men on your side, trying to win what you know will be your last battle (Donovan 188). "Whoosh!" An arrow whizzes right past you and hits your fellow soldier. That's what it was like in the Battle of Little Bighorn, where the Lakota, Sioux, and Cheyenne killed George Armstrong Custer, a very brave general, on June 25, 1876 (Connell 1). Previously, Custer and his men were actively involved in genocide against ...
  • Trail Against Indian Raids
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    American Indian Wars There is perhaps a tendency to view the record of the military in terms of conflict, that may be why the U.S. Army's operational experience in the quarter century following the Civil War became known as the Indian wars. Previous struggles with the Indian, dating back to colonial times, had been limited. There was a period where the Indian could withdraw or be pushed into vast reaches of uninhabited and as yet unwanted territory in the west. By 1865 the safety valve was fast ...

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