A History of the Dakota Or Sioux Indians: From Their Earliest Traditions and First Contact with White Men to the Final Settlement of the Last of Them Upon Reservations and Consequent Abandonment of the Old Tribal Life (Google eBook)

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News Print. Company, 1904 - Dakota Indians - 523 pages
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Contents

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XXXI
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XXXII
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XXXIII
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XXXIV
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XXXV
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XXXVI
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XXXVII
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Page 106 - The object of your mission is to explore the Missouri river, and such principal streams of it, as, by its course and communication with the waters of the Pacific Ocean, whether the Columbia, Oregon, Colorado, or any other river, may offer the most direct and practicable water communication across the continent, for the purposes of commerce.
Page 461 - When you get home you must make a dance to continue five days. Dance four successive nights, and the last night keep up the dance until the morning of the fifth day, when all must bathe in the river and then disperse to their homes. You must all do in the same way. I, Jack Wilson, love you all, and my heart is full of gladness for the gifts you have brought me. When you get home I shall give you a good cloud [rain?] which will make you feel good.
Page 452 - The preceding section shall not be construed to extend to (crimes committed by one Indian against the person or property of another Indian...
Page 459 - God told him he must go back and tell his people they must be good and love one another, have no quarreling, and live in peace with the whites...
Page 146 - Desmoines river ; and thence in a direct line to the lower fork of the Calumet river ; and down that river to its juncture with the Missouri river.
Page 457 - Know ye not that there is a prince and a great man fallen this day in Israel?
Page 220 - It is, however, understood that, in making this recognition and acknowledgement, the aforesaid Indian nations do not hereby abandon or prejudice any rights or claims they may have to other lands; and further, that they do not surrender the privilege of hunting, fishing, or passing over any of the tracts of country heretofore described.
Page 97 - There shall be perpetual peace and friendship between all the citizens of the United States...
Page 151 - Chayenne tribe shall, to the utmost of their power, exert themselves to recover horses or other property, which may be stolen...
Page 413 - ... gold has been found at several places, and it is the belief of those who are giving their attention to this subject that it will be found in paying quantities. I have upon my table forty or fifty small particles of pure gold, in size averaging that of a small pin-head, and most of it obtained to-day from one panful of earth.

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