History of the Santee Sioux: United States Indian Policy on Trial

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U of Nebraska Press, 1993 - History - 471 pages
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"This is a lucid and detailed account of the tragic effects of frontier expansion upon the native inhabitants of Minnesota. It depicts the condition of the eastern Sioux in the era of fur trading, considers the treaties that exchanged land for annuities, interprets the uprising of 1862, and traces Santee history."-Midcontinent American Studies Journal
  

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Contents

THE EUROPEAN MEETS THE Sioux i
1
THE AMERICANS MOVE IN
24
CIVILIZING THE S1oux
48
THE MONSTROUS CONSPIRACY
72
RESERVATION DAYS
88
CATASTROPHE
111
EXILE
133
RECOVERY AT NIOBRARA
155
THOSE WHO STAYED
258
UP FROM OBLIVION
273
SANTEE
294
SISSETON AND DEVILS LAKE
317
FLANDREAU AND THE MINNESOTA Sioux
337
THE SANTEE S1oux AND THE INDIAN PROBLEM
358
EPILOGUE
373
TREATIES WITH THE SANTEE S1oux
407

THE QUIET DECADES
175
1o THE FATE OF THE UPPER Sioux
198
THE DEVILS LAKE RESERVATION
220
THE FLAN UREAu COLONY
242
BILIOGRAPHYADDENDUM
437
INDEX
453
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About the author (1993)

Roy W. Meyer is a professor emeritus of English at Mankato State University. His works include The Village Indians of the Upper Missouri: The Mandans, Hidatsas, and Arikaras, also published by the University of Nebraska Press.

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