Native American History
When is next 1862 land payment for the Dakota Sioux?
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Asked in South Dakota, Sioux Falls
What year was the city of Sioux Falls South Dakota founded?
Asked in History
What are some important events in South Dakota history?
The Lakota Sioux settled in western South Dakota in 1776. The Yankton Sioux settled in the south east part of South Dakota. In 1817, Fort Pierre was built. The Yankton Sioux signed a treaty giving up their land in 1858. South Dakota became a state in 1889. The Wounded Knee Massacre happened in 1890.
Why are North Dakota and South Dakota called the Dakotas?
Dakota is a branch of the Sioux Indian Nation which is generally divided into three branches by dialect, the Santee, the Yankton and the Lakota. The Dakota Territory was known by Washington bureaucrats as the Land of the Dakota Indians although their traditional lands extended much farther to the west and deep into Canada.
Asked in Sioux Indians
Where was the reservation for the Sioux Nation located?
The Sioux Nation is made up of several different groups. The Yankton Reservation (Yankton Sioux) was established in 1858 and is located in Charles Mix and Douglas Counties in southeastern South Dakota. The Crow Creek Reservation (Dakota, Lakota) was established in 1862 in parts of Buffalo, Hughes, and Hyde counties on the east bank of the Missouri River in central South Dakota. The Santee Sioux Reservation (Santee Sioux or Eastern Dakota) was established in 1863 in present day Knox County, Nebraska. The Great Sioux Reservation, as established by the Fort Laramie Treaty of 1868 included all of western South Dakota and what is now Boyd County in Nebraska. This Great Sioux Reservation was for the Teton Sioux (Lakota). In 1889, the US Congress passed another act which partitioned the Great Sioux Reservation into five smaller reservations: the Standing Rock Reservation (Lakota, Yanktonai, and Dakota) (which included land in modern North Dakota which had not been part of the Great Sioux Reservation), with its agency at Fort Yates the Cheyenne River Reservation (Lakota), with its agency on the Missouri near the mouth of the Cheyenne River (later moved to Eagle Butte following the construction of Oahe Reservoir) the Lower Brule Reservation (Lakota), with its agency near Fort Thompson the Upper Brule or Rosebud Indian Reservation (Sicangu Oyate or Lakota), with its agency near Mission the Pine Ridge Reservation (Oglala Sioux), with its agency at Pine Ridge near the Nebraska Border The Sisseton-Wahpeton Reservation or Lake Traverse Reservation (Sisseton-Wahpeton Sioux) was established in 1889 and is located in northeastern South Dakota. The Fort Berthold Reservation (Mandan, Hidatsa, Arikara) was established in 1870 and is located in North Dakota on the Missouri River in McLean, Mountrail, Dunn, McKenzie, Mercer and Ward counties. The Fort Peck Indian Reservation (Assiniboine, Yanktonai) was established in 1888 and is located in northeastern Montana. The Flandreau Santee Sioux Reservation (Dakota) was established in 1929 and is located near Flandreau, South Dakota.
Asked in Travel & Places, South Dakota
What is in South Dakota?
There are many places in South Dakota, such as... -The Black Hills including Mount Rushmore National Memorial, Crazy Horse Memorial, Wind Cave National Park, and Custer State Park - Story Book Land and the Land of Oz in Aberdeen - Corn Palace in Mitchell - Washington Pavilion and the Kirby Science Discovery Center in Sioux Falls - Falls Park in Sioux Falls
What Indian tribes who were hurt by the land gains in manifest destiny?
Asked in Government
What frequently happened to the funds the Dakota Sioux were supposed to receive from the government?
Asked in Knights
What were pieces of land given to knights as payment called?
Asked in South Dakota
In January 1876 the Sioux and the Cheyenne were ordered to leave the Black Hills area of South Dakota which had been designated by treaty for them because why?
Asked in Property Law
What 1862 act gave 160 free acres of land to settlers?
"The Homestead Act of 1862 was passed by the U.S. Congress. It provided for the transfer of 160 acres (65 hectares) of unoccupied public land to each homesteader on payment of a nominal fee after five years of residence; land could also be acquired after six months of residence at $1.25 an acre." You can read more about it at the link provided below.
This 1862 act gave large tracts of land to people who were willing to move?
Asked in Sioux Indians
How did the land and climate influence what the Sioux ate?
Asked in Sioux Indians
Led the Sioux in war after the federal government allowed miners on Sioux reservation?
Asked in The Moon
When was A Place to Land - Dakota Moon album - created?
Why did the battle of Little Bighorn happen?
The Battle of Little Bighorn happened when the US government discovered that there was yet another goldfield underneath the land of the Sioux. The US Government offered to purchase the land, but the Sioux refused and set up a warfront to repel the US, they reacted in the same manner, attacking the Sioux clan and trying to gain access to their land.