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Dawes Act of 1887 - On February 8, 1887, Congress passed the Dawes Act, named for its author, Senator Henry Dawes of Massachusetts. Also known as the General Allotment Act, the law allowed for the President to break up reservation land, which was held in common by the members of a tribe, into small allotments to be parceled out to individuals. http://aktalakota.stjo.org/site/News2?page=NewsArticle&id=11499

Dawes Act of 1887 - On February 8, 1887, Congress passed the Dawes Act, named for its author, Senator Henry Dawes of Massachusetts. Also known as the General Allotment Act, the law allowed for the President to break up reservation land, which was held in common by the members of a tribe, into small allotments to be parceled out to individuals. http://aktalakota.stjo.org/site/News2?page=NewsArticle&id=11499

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Cherokee Booger Dance mask 1910 the Cherokee designed these masks to portray their enemies. Some looked like other tribe members and after the introduction of whites the mask began to show bald heads and mustaches to mimic the European invaders.

The Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe in South Dakota, which voted in June to legalize recreational cannabis for everyone 21 and older (not just tribal members), now plans to open the nation’s first cannabis resort. “We want it to be an adult playground,” says tribal President Anthony Reider “There’s nowhere else in American that has something … Continue reading »

The Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe in South Dakota, which voted in June to legalize recreational cannabis for everyone 21 and older (not just tribal members), now plans to open the nation’s first cannabis resort. “We want it to be an adult playground,” says tribal President Anthony Reider “There’s nowhere else in American that has something … Continue reading »

Cherokee Indians Trail Of Tears | 1838 Newspaper Trail of Tears Cherokee Indians Forced Relocation to ...

1838 newspaper TRAIL of TEARS Cherokee Indians forced relocation to Oklahoma Ter

Cherokee Indians Trail Of Tears | 1838 Newspaper Trail of Tears Cherokee Indians Forced Relocation to ...

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Beautiful Cherokee grandmother 10 Important Facts About the Cherokee Tribe "Aniyunwiya," which means "the principal people," their native tongue IS KNOWN as "Tsalagi.

[Did you Know?] On June 2, 1924 the Indian Citizenship Act, an all-inclusive act, was passed by Congress granting citizenship to all Native Americans born within the territorial limits of the country. However, the privileges of citizenship were largely governed by state law, and the right to vote was often denied to Native Americans in the early 20th century.

[Did you Know?] On June 2, 1924 the Indian Citizenship Act, an all-inclusive act, was passed by Congress granting citizenship to all Native Americans born within the territorial limits of the country. However, the privileges of citizenship were largely governed by state law, and the right to vote was often denied to Native Americans in the early 20th century.

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