U.S. Government

A Portion of the American People': The Sioux Sign a Treaty in Washington in 1858

Newcombe, Barbara T
This article discusses events surrounding the 1858 signing of a treaty between the U.S. government and the Sioux, which resulted in the loss of half of the land deeded to the tribe in the previous treaty of 1851. The author describes the makeup of the treaty delegation, the trip to Washington, DC, and the long process that led to an agreement.
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