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  Indian Wars - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Indian Wars is the name used by historians in the United States to describe a series of conflicts between the United States and Native American peoples ("Indians") of North America.
Wayne's army defeated the Indian confederacy at the Battle of Fallen Timbers in 1794.
The Indians had hoped for British assistance; when that was not forthcoming, the Indians were compelled to sign the Treaty of Greenville in 1795, which ceded modern-day Ohio and part of Indiana to the United States.
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 Historical Gazette: Oregon Trail 1856
Men are roaming all over the Indian country, abusing and killing the unprotected natives, until terror and natural instinct compel them to unite for mutual aid and protection.
It was not until the Whites had become numerous, and grossly abusive, that the Indians, from necessity, resisted further aggressions.
Next, the Rogue River or Southern Oregon war came as caused by constant depredations of Indian tribes who had made treaties and stipulated in them that in consideration of certain payments and annuities to them, they were to remain quiet and peaceable, and surrender the country to the general government.
www.aracnet.com /~histgaz/hgv2n3.htm   (728 words)

 "Kill the Indian, and Save the Man": Capt. Richard C. Pratt on the Education of Native Americans
A great general has said that the only good Indian is a dead one, and that high sanction of his destruction has been an enormous factor in promoting Indian massacres.
Indian schools are just as well calculated to keep the Indians intact as Indians as Catholic schools are to keep the Catholics intact.
The missionary goes to the Indian; he learns the language; he associates with him; he makes the Indian feel he is friendly, and has great desire to help him; he even teaches the Indian English.
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 Learning History...
The "Massacre," as it was later dubbed by colonial speechmakers (in an effort to rouse colonial mobs), was initially instigated by 50 to 60 colonists attacking a British official.
Indians were to become as whites, "be industrious, and want to learn the ways of men who killed their people." This would be like Hitler attempting to turn Jews into Nazis, or Christians trying to turn Muslims to Christ as Savior.
They [Indians on the Pauma reservation] are surrounded by white ranchers, and there is a considerable demand for their labor, as is the case at other points of the Pala jurisdiction.
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 Virtual Jamestown
The silence of the Indians in the face of daily insults of occupation and verbal abuse the English mistook for subservience.
They feigned peaceful relations, let the Indians plant their corn wherever they chose, and then, just before the crop was ready for harvest, they attacked them, killing as many as they could and burning their crops.
Since the Indians were better woodsmen and could not be easily caught, putting them to work in the mines and fields of the English would not be a simple task.
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One of the Indians was "Pawn", with whom I was acquainted.
The Indians, who had pretended to be friendly at the house, had deserted us, and joined their fellow savages in there demoniac quest of blood and plunder.
She was seven weeks with the Indians; the first half of the time she had plenty to eat, but was then sold to an old chap, who was very good to her sometimes and at other times very cruel.
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 Indian Key General History Page 1
Indian Key is critical to the history of the Upper Keys.
It was the Upper Keys first settlement, became the county seat for Dade County, was the site of one of the better known Indian massacres of the Indian Wars, served various transitory functions, fell into relative obscurity after the turn of the century and now is a Florida State Park.
To the right is an aerial photo taken in December 1958 of the tiny island of Indian Key at the center-right.
www.keyshistory.org /IK-general-history1.html   (4267 words)

 General Treatises
Indian Territory and the United States: courts, government, and the movement for Oklahoma statehood.
Downes, Randolph C. Council fires on the upper Ohio; a narrative of Indian affairs in the upper Ohio valley until 1795...
Indian tribes: a continuing quest for survival: a report.
www.dsl.psu.edu /library/lrr/guides/NativeAm/general.html   (634 words)

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Kuldip Nayar, a veteran journalist and former Indian Ambassador to the United Kingdom who is now a member of the upper house of India's Parliament, admitted that India is a terrorist state.
Nayar was quoted as saying that Pakistan's attack on the village of Doda was an act of retaliation for Indian massacres in the Pakistani state of Sind.
He said Indian government had not openly condemned these incidents, as its own members were involved in the attacks.Rev. Augustine condemned India for not allowing human rights groups to visit Indian occupied Kashmir to witness the Indian forces brutalities in the valley.
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 WebRoots Library U.S. Natives   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Indians tried very hard to burn the Christiansen house after they had finished their fiendish act on the north side of the creek; but the brothers escaped injury, and kept the Indians far enough away to prevent firing the house.
I often wondered why she was killed, as the Indians were known to kill women, and I sometimes think that she killed herself, or that her husband killed her, rather than have her go into the hands of the Indians.
When the Indians did the killing that was the period when we were bleeding; when the grasshoppers cleaned us out, that was the time when we were needing; when we erected by free gifts a monument in memory of all these hard trials, that was the time when we were leading.
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Death and torture at the hands of the Indians or possible death by exposure to the killing heat and freezing cold.
But placing the Indians on reservations without guns and ammunition and cutting their food rations to subsistence levels combined to force the Indians to go on raiding parties.
June 1868: Camp Comanche, Indian Territory (Wichita Mountains);Colonel Grierson of Civil War fame, was ordered by the new commanding General of the Department of the Missouri, General Philip Sheridan, to move his headquarters to Fort Gibson and find a suitable location for a new fort within the Kiowa and Comanche reservation.
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 Alternative Press Review   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
History is in denial when any social scientist, policy maker or lay person does not primordially and prioritizedly recognize the tragic genocidal and terroristic policies and campaigns which have shaped and created the current nation-states of the Americas, their social systems and their demographics.
From the Indian massacres of colonial times, to the Indian massacres during the prolonged period of U.S. ‘manifest destiny’ through 1890, to the deliberate genocidal under-funding of Indian health programs and the statistical manipulations of tribal memberships today, U.S. soil is permeated with the blood, and (recoverable) bones of the original peoples of this continent.
One example of many massacre sites which are now mass grave sites is that of the Sand Creek Massacre, which was perpetrated in 1864, in the state of Colorado.
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 PEACE PARTY - Author's Forum   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Americans who protested the massacres were different from the ones who participated in them.
And don't try to make ridiculous claims like "All Americans are responsible for the Indian massacres, whether they pulled the trigger or not," but "I'm not responsible for the Rwandan massacres, whether I pulled the trigger or not." I'll point out the illogic of such claims every day of the week.
You'll discover that gaining fame as an "Indian fighter" was certainly a plus in a guy's political career.
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 PEACE PARTY - Stereotype of the Month contest   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The webmaster and visitors are violating the charter, their remarks are racist, revisionnist, discriminative, etc....they excuse and justify the genocide of the First Nations and the massacres and turn the visitors against Indigenous people.
The context is that Indians were fighting for their lives, in self-defense, after invasions, assaults, and broken treaties—as well as massacres—instigated by whites, including Custer.
Again, if you think Indians were "sad" in their camps, tell me the URL where you report their sadness.
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 Hardships on the Oregon-Trail
Laramie in 1854, and became known as the Grattan Massacre.
For years, the Hudson's Bay Company had been a stabilizing force on the Native Americans who lived near the Snake River--but when the British fur-trading company pulled out in the early 1850s, attacks on emigrants increased substantially.
But word of the Bear Rive Massacre, and a similar event in Sand Creek Colorado, soon spread to tribes across the west.
www.isu.edu /~trinmich/Native.html   (543 words)

 History News Network
by sonja bailey on November 28, 2003 at 3:31 AM Can you tell be about the indian massacre that took place in Murrqay County tennessee in the 1800's.
by Daniel E. Rosenthal on August 12, 2004 at 2:41 AM There were many more than 6 major Indian massacres in the far west--many of them in California.
There were many "smaller" massacres as well; e.g.
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The Indians under our care remained savage, because forced back upon themselves and away from association with English-speaking and civilized people [as a result of segregation on isolated reservations], and because of our savage example and treatment of them.
Although some of the policies now prominent are advertised to carry them into citizenship and consequent association and competition with other masses of the nation, they are not, in reality, calculated to do this....
The missionary can, if he will, do far greater service in helping the Indians than he has done; but it will only be by practicing the doctrine he preaches.
socrates.bmcc.cuny.edu /bfriedheim/pratt.htm   (976 words)

 Indian Raids in Lincoln County Kansas table of contents
Indian Raids in Lincoln County Kansas table of contents
Massacre of the First Settlers, 1864 (Pg 6)
Number of Indians in the Battle (Pg 13)
skyways.lib.ks.us /genweb/lincoln/indian2.htm   (308 words)

 History, Travel & Exploration Books: McConkey, Harriet E. Bishop. DAKOTA WAR WHOOP: Or, Indian Massacres and War in ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
DAKOTA WAR WHOOP: Or, Indian Massacres and War in Minnesota of 1862 - '3.
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Maps and views are guaranteed to be authentic antiquarian wood, copperplate or steelplate engravings, or lithographs printed at or about (c.) the date (s) given.
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 Denounce the massive muders of Christians and Jewish community by Indian Hindu Organizations. Petition
(London, September 30, 1999) The Indian government has failed to prevent increasing violence against Christians and is exploiting communal tensions for political ends, Human Rights Watch charged in a report released today.
In particular, Indian officials should commit to taking steps to prevent further violence and end impunity for campaigns of violence and prosecute both state and private actors responsible for the attacks.”
The Denounce the massive muders of Christians and Jewish community by Indian Hindu Organizations.
www.petitiononline.com /murderch/petition.html   (4079 words)

 Congressional Record
Nayar was quoted as saying that Pakistan's attack on the village of Doda was an act of retaliation for Indian massacres in the Pakistani state of Sindh.
New Delhi: The recent statement allegedly made by Kuldip Nayar, veteran journalist and nominated member of the Rajya Sabha on the Doda massacre has created a furor in the country.
Nayar is now looked upon as a `treacherous, anti-national element' for suggesting that the massacre at Doda is only a retaliation by Pakistan for similar actions by Indian agents in Sindh.
www.fas.org /irp/congress/1998_cr/h981006-india.htm   (683 words)

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