The Cheyenne Indians

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Published for the American Anthropological Association, 1905 - Cheyenne Indians - 139 pages
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Page 435 - ) . A Century of Dishonor : A Sketch of the US Government's Dealings with some of the Indian Tribes. New York [1881]. Contains a chapter on the Cheyenne, including notice of the Chivington massacre, etc., with statistics of condition in 1880. Jackson, WH Descriptive Catalogue of Photographs of North American Indians, by WH Jackson, Photographer of the Survey. US Geological Survey of the Territories, Miscellaneous Publication No.
Page 437 - Reise in das Innere Nord-America in den Jahren 1832 bis 1834 von Maximilian Prinz zu Wied.
Page 409 - There seems to be no possible trace of a clan or gentile system among the Arapaho, and the same remark holds good of the Cheyenne, Kiowa, and Comanche. It was once assumed that all Indian tribes had the clan system, but later research shows that it is lacking over wide areas in the western territory. It is very doubtful if it exists at all among the prairie tribes generally.
Page 429 - Indians : a Sketch of some of the hostile Tribes ; together with a brief account of General Sheridan's Campaign of 1868 against the Sioux, Cheyenne, Arapahoe, Kiowa, and Comanche Indians.
Page 383 - A smothered passion for revenge agitates these Indians, perpetually fomented by the failure of food, the encircling encroachments of the white population, and the exasperating sense of decay and impending extinction with which they are surrounded.
Page 432 - Creek near the present Casper, Wyoming), the author states that he is an Evangelical Lutheran missionary, with imperfect knowledge of English, who has passed a year with the Cheyenne and spent a part of the time traveling about with them in order to learn their language. Forsyth, Gen. GA A Frontier Fight. In Harper's Magazine, xci, no. 541, New York, June, 1895. Account of fight on Arickaree fork, 1868, by the officer in command. General Forsyth died at Columbus, Ohio, October 24, 1906, aged 72 years....
Page 370 - Up to 1835, and probably until reduced by the cholera of 1849, the Sutaio retained their distinctive dialect, dress, and ceremonies, and camped apart from the Cheyenne. In 1851 they were still to some extent a distinct people, but exist now only as one of the component divisions of the (Southern) Cheyenne tribe, in no respect different from the others. Under the name Staitan (a contraction of Xntai-Mtiin, pi.
Page 428 - Cheynne [sif\ language better, perhaps, than any other white man in the country, I made notes of everything that my red friends communicated. . . . From this day forth I spent several hours in the daily study of this language, and had succeeded in forming an elementary grammar ; but on my winter journey back to St. Louis, in December and February, these papers were lost.
Page 399 - Of the 149 men, women, and children under Dull Knife who had been held at Fort Robinson, 32 were killed in the desperate sortie and 7 1 were retaken, leaving only 46 to get away,' of whom 19 were warriors. After several skirmishes and escapes these were intercepted near the fort on January 22 by Captain Wessells with four troops of the Fourth cavalry, and, on still refusing to surrender, the troops charged their position, killing...
Page 440 - ... Tribes of the United States [etc.]. Published by authority of Congress. 6 volumes. Philadelphia, 1851-56. Scattered through the six great volumes of this work are a number of things relating to the Cheyenne, the most important being probably the vocabulary by John S. Smith (y. z/.). Secretary of War. Expedition up the Missouri : Letter from the Secretary of War . . . respecting the Movements of the Expedition which lately ascended the Missouri River [etc.].

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