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  Sioux Wars - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Sioux Wars were a series of conflicts between the United States and various subgroups of the Sioux people that occurred in the latter half of the 19th century.
The Sioux and their allies, led by Red Cloud, a chief of the Oglala Sioux, attacked soldiers on the march and in their forts.
That fall, the Sioux were moved to a large reservation in the Dakota Territory, but the government pressured them to sign a treaty giving up much of their land.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Sioux_Wars   (1107 words)

 Sioux Uprising - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Sioux Uprising, also known as the Dakota Conflict or the U.S.-Dakota War of 1862, was an armed conflict between the United States and several eastern bands of the Dakota people (often referred to as the Santee Sioux) that began on August 17, 1862 along the Minnesota River in southwest Minnesota.
In 1851, the U.S. and Dakota negotiated the Treaty of Traverse des Sioux and Treaty of Mendota, ceding vast amounts of land in Minnesota Territory.
The Minnesota Sioux War of 1862 was the first violent engagment between the Dakota Indians and the United States.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Sioux_Uprising   (4470 words)

 Sioux. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
The Sioux became friendly with the British after the fall of the French power and supported the British against the United States in the American Revolution and (with the exception of one chief, Tohami, also known as Rising Moose) in the War of 1812.
The last major conflict fought by the Sioux was the battle of Wounded Knee, Dec. 29, 1890, which resulted in the massacre of more than 200 members of the tribe.
In 1979 the Sioux were awarded $105 million for the taking of their lands, resolving a legal action begun in 1923.
www.bartleby.com /65/si/Sioux.html   (666 words)

 Atlas of the Sioux Wars
This broad application of the term "Sioux" is useful to these two disciplines, with their line charts that show the convergence of ancestry as well as the divergence of succession.
Furthermore, the Sioux were emboldened by the Minnesotans' relative weakness, brought on by the departure of many of their young men to fight in the Civil War.
The treaty of 1868 between the Sioux nation and the United States thereby recognized the right of the Sioux to roam and hunt in the areas depicted in gray on the map.
www-cgsc.army.mil /carl/resources/csi/sioux/sioux.asp   (13701 words)

 Sioux Uprising: Facts and details from Encyclopedia Topic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
The upper sioux indian reservation is located along the minnesota river in yellow medicine county, minnesota five miles south of granite falls....
The lower sioux indian reservation is located along the southern bank of the minnesota river in redwood county, minnesota....
The Minnesota Sioux War of 1862 was the first violent engagment between the Sioux Indians and the United States.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/s/si/sioux_uprising.htm   (3618 words)

 Sioux - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The western Santee obtained horses, probably in the 17th century (although some historians date the arrival of horses in South Dakota to 1720), and moved further west, onto the Great Plains, becoming the Titonwan tribe, subsisting on the buffalo herds and corn-trade with their linguistic cousins, the Mandan and Hidatsa along the Missouri.
As a result, on August 17, 1862 the Sioux Uprising began when a few Santee men murdered a white farmer and most of his family, igniting further attacks on white settlements along the Minnesota River.
The sioux are divided into tribes, the larger of which are divided into sub-tribes, and further branched into bands.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Sioux   (2285 words)

 The Dakota Uprising
There will always be a difference of opinion as to the cause of the Dakota Uprising.
Four braves were pillaging a hen's nest near the cabin of Robinson Jones at Acton in Meeker County.
On Thursday, most of the South Bend Company elected to return to their homes because of the threat of an uprising on the part of the Winnebagoes, who lived near them.
www.mnsu.edu /emuseum/history/oldmankato/1852-1900/siouxuprising.html   (1395 words)

 Indian trust land suit opens old wounds - Boston.com
Buttes is part of a lawsuit filed by descendants of Minnesota Sioux Indians with roots that reach back to the bloodiest chapter in Minnesota history, the Sioux Uprising of 1862 that culminated in the largest mass execution in the United States.
A third, the Lower Sioux Mdewakanton, supports the lawsuit and its tribal chairman is one of the five lead plaintiffs.
Army forces quelled the uprising, and 38 Sioux warriors were hung in the largest mass execution in the United States.
www.boston.com /news/nation/articles/2006/02/09/indian_trust_land_suit_opens_old_wounds   (877 words)

 Cumberland House Publishing   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Soon bands of Sioux were rampaging across southwestern Minnesota, attacking farms and trading posts and murdering everywhere they went—splitting the skulls of men; clubbing children to death; raping daughters and wives before disemboweling them; cutting off hands, breasts, and genitals; and looting whatever could be taken before setting fire to what remained.
Once the uprising was suppressed, 303 Sioux warriors were sentenced to death.
The Sioux Uprising of 1862, also known as the Dakota War, sounded the first shots of a war that continued for another 28 years, culminating in the massacre of Indian women and children at Wounded Knee in 1890.
www.cumberlandhouse.com /history/lincolnandsiouxuprising.asp   (349 words)

 University of Cincinnati News: Tolzmann Edits Pioneer Accounts of Sioux
During the uprising, 23 counties of southwestern Minnesota were deserted as the Sioux rebelled against broken promises of the United States and its reservation policies.
It's the same farm that was owned by the family of Mary Schwandt, author of the first narrative in Tolzmann's book, "German Pioneer Accounts of the Great Sioux Uprising of 1862." Schwandt recounts how she left home to work at the Reynolds house, where travelers often stopped.
Because of her job, she was not at home when Sioux warriors killed all of her family members, except one brother.
www.uc.edu /news/sioux.htm   (836 words)

 Minnesota Indian Uprising   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
The Santee Sioux had lived in Minnesota for hundreds of years before 1851, when the U.S. government forced them to give up their 24-million-acre hunting ground and live in a reservation on the Minnesota River.
By the end of September the Sioux uprising in Minnesota was mostly over, though other Sioux tribes in neighboring territories had taken to the warpath.
The U.S. troops who were rushed to Minnesota contained the uprising, but not before 800 white settlers had been murdered and several million dollars' worth of property had been destroyed.
civilwar.bluegrass.net /HomeFront/minnesotaindianuprising.html   (375 words)

The eastern Sioux tribes, known as the Santee, or Dakotas, occupied western Minnesota and the upper Mississippi valley.
The various bands of the Dakota Sioux – the Mdewakantons, the Wahpetons, the Wahpekutes, and the Sissetons - were the first to come into real contact with Americans and the first to endure dispossession of their traditional lands.
The Dakota Sioux Uprising, one of the bloodiest conflicts in frontier history, is often portrayed as a pure racial conflict: white settlement produced deep resentments among the Indians that finally led to an uprising that cost the lives of hundreds of settlers before finally crushed.
www.stolaf.edu /people/fitz/COURSES/Dakotawar.htm   (2873 words)

 newsobserver.com | Nation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Their quest has pitted them against fellow Sioux and other Indians that plaintiffs claim aren't descendants at all, but who for years have profited from lucrative casinos on the disputed tribal lands.
In the uprising just four years after Minnesota's 1858 statehood, a series of Indian food raids on white settlements left hundreds of white settlers dead.
Initially, courts sentenced 303 Sioux to death, but President Lincoln commuted many, according to a historical account, "Lincoln and the Sioux Uprising of 1862," by Hank Cox.
www.newsobserver.com /24hour/nation/story/3150101p-11857973c.html   (852 words)

 Little Crow
Although still young, he had already a war record when he became chief of the Kaposias, at a time when the Sioux were facing the greatest and most far-reaching changes that had ever come to them.
The immediate causes of the Sioux outbreak of 1862 came in quick succession to inflame to desperate action an outraged people.
There were many mixed bloods among these Sioux, and some of the Indians held that these were accomplices of the white people in robbing them of their possessions, therefore their lives should not be spared.
www.indians.org /welker/littcrow.htm   (2194 words)

 Digital History
During the summer of 1862, Indian warfare broke out in southern Minnesota that left between 400 and 800 settlers and soldiers dead, and provoked military action against the Sioux in the Dakota Territory.
It was believed that the men who had enlisted last had all left the state, and that before help could be sent the Indians could clean out the country, and that the Winnebagoes, and even the Chippewas, would assist the Sioux.
It was also thought that a war with the whites would cause the Sioux to forget the troubles among themselves and enable many of them to pay off some old scores....
www.digitalhistory.uh.edu /native_voices/voices_display.cfm?id=68   (641 words)

 Dakota Sioux Uprising Notes
The Dakota Soiux were upset about not recieving the credit needed from the traders [actually, the U.S. government which gave it to the traders to give to the Sioux] to get essential goods.
The Dakota Sioux were acting bravely and did so by showing they would kill the white man, and take some of his possessions.
The government and its politicians who were blinded by the idea of going west to settle and be rich should take the majority of the blame though.
www.assumption.edu /users/McClymer/his260/SiouxConflictNotes.html   (1120 words)

 Peder and Anne, 1863
As early as September 9, 1862, Governor Ramsey had declared that The Sioux Indians of Minnesota must be exterminated or driven forever beyond the borders of the State.
Worded in general terms, the acts specified that the Indians were to be relocated on unoccupied land well adapted for agricultural purposes but beyond the limits of any state and that money derived from the sale of their old reservation lands should be invested for the tribes' benefit.
Like the Sioux imprisoned at Mankato, the larger body at Fort Snelling had experienced a widespread revival of learning and religion during the winter.
www.renne.com /dpaternal/PedSfam1.html   (4368 words)

 Minnesota Statutes 2005, 138.585
Eliza Miller during the Siege of Fort Ridgely in the Sioux Uprising of 1862, established in 1877.
Chief Mouzoomaunee State Monument, in Nicollet County, in Fort Ridgely Cemetery, in recognition of the loyalty of Chief Mouzoomaunee and the Chippewa Indians during the Sioux Uprising, established in 1914.
Sioux Indians State Monument, in Renville County, a fifty-foot granite shaft overlooking trunk highway 19 near Morton honoring the Indians who were friendly to white settlers during the Sioux Uprising of 1862, established in 1971.
www.revisor.leg.state.mn.us /stats/138/585.html   (1043 words)

 'Lincoln and the Sioux Uprising of 1862': Meet the Author
They were in fact demanding wholesale execution of the 303 Sioux who were condemned, and wholesale eviction of all of the Sioux as well as other tribes.
In any event, most of the victims of the Sioux during the 1862 uprising were unarmed farmers and helpless women and children which was the main reason the surviving whites were demanding their executions.
During the 1862 uprising, there was a lot of raping going on, there was a lot of taking babies by the legs and bashing their brains out.
blog.nam.org /archives/2005/08/hank_cox_book.php   (1269 words)

 Amazon.com: Lincoln And The Sioux Uprising Of 1862: Books: Hank H. Cox   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
I was fascinated by Lincoln And The Sioux Uprising Of 1862.
The Uprising of the Santee Sioux of 1862 is an important episode in U.S history often ignored by history because it coincides with the civil war.
In the end the uprising was put down and 303 and Sioux were sentenced to death, a large number for a tribe that numbered only in the area of 10,000 people or less.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/1581824572?v=glance   (1630 words)

 Sioux Uprising of 1862:
There is the Acton Monument of polished red granite erected by the State of Minnesota in 1909 on the site of the Baker farm, where the Sioux Uprising began.
The Sioux Uprising in Minnesota was triggered by a trivial egg-finding- incident that quickly mushroomed into a major conflict between Indians and whites.
(Excerpt from The Sioux Uprising of 1862 by Kenneth Carley).
www.frontiernet.net /~lchsmuseum/history_on_the_hill/1999/99aug5.html   (654 words)

 John Marsh   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
In the article "Sioux Terror on the Prairie" by John B. Kachuba, accounts of many of the atrocities and military actions taking place during the Sioux Uprising were presented.
One incident depicted was the attempted relief of the Lower Sioux Agency by Captain John S. Marsh, commander of Company B 5th Minnesota Infantry.
With a veteran of the 2nd ending up dead in an Indian uprising on the frontier, one can only wonder what other interesting fates were met by the men of the Ragged Ass Second once they left its ranks.
www.secondwi.com /wisconsinpeople/johnmars.htm   (554 words)

 Lakota - Dakota - Sioux Nation - Crystalinks
As a result on August 17, 1862, the Sioux Uprising began when a few Dakota men attacked a white farmer, igniting further attacks on white settlements along the Minnesota River.
The name Sioux was created by the French Canadians, who abbreviated the Algonquin compound Nadouéssioux (from nadowe ("Iroquois") plus siu ("snake"/the massasauga rattler), by which a neighboring Ojibwa tribe, or the Ottawa, referred to the Dakota to the west and south.
He was a Native American shaman and leader of the Hunkpapa Sioux, who led 3,500 Sioux and Cheyenne warriors against the US 7th Cavalry under George Armstrong Custer at the Battle of Little Bighorn on June 25, 1876.
www.crystalinks.com /sioux.html   (3358 words)

Mike Rounds signed his state's near-total ban on abortion just over two weeks ago, it was his stated intent (and that of his Republican allies in the state legislature) to challenge the law of the land.
The first female president of the Oglala Sioux Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota, Pres.
The new law, which makes it a felony for a doctor to perform an abortion, with the sole exception being to save the pregnant woman's life, is scheduled to go into effect July 1.
www.democracyforcalifornia.com /blog/archives/001320.html   (407 words)

 Reference.com/Encyclopedia/Sioux Uprising
The next day on August 18, he led a group that attacked numerous white settlers at the Lower Sioux Agency.
Initially, 303 Sioux prisoners were convicted of murder and rape by local courts and sentenced to death six weeks later.
The small Lower Sioux Indian Reservation was reestablished at the site of the Lower Sioux Agency near Morton and in the 1930s, an even smaller Upper Sioux Reservation was established near Granite Falls.
www.reference.com /browse/wiki/Sioux_Uprising   (1787 words)

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