- Yakama Nation Treaty of 1855
- Tecumseh, Shawnee Chief
- Chief Bluejacket, Shawnee
- Augustine Indian Reservation
- Alturas Indian Reservation
- Treaty With The Cheyenne And Arapaho, 1865
- Treaty With The Apache, Cheyenne, And Arapaho, 1865
- Assiniboine (Nakoda) Treaties
- Arikara Treaties
- Shasta (Chasta) Treaties
- Arapaho Treaties
- Anadarko Treaties
- Aionai Treaties
- Appalachicola Treaties
- Apache Treaties
Confederated Tribes and Bands of the Yakama Nation
The Yakama Nation includes these bands: Kah-miltpah, Klickitat, Klinquit, Kow-was-say-ee, Li-ay-was, Oche-Cotes, Palouse, Pesquose, See-ap-Cat, Sk'in-pah, Shyiks, Wisham, Wenachapam, and Yakama.
The Yakamas have lived in Central and South Central Washington since time immemorial. The lands of the Yakama extended in all directions along the Cascade Mountain Range to the Columbia River and beyond. Tribal elders say their distance of travel sometimes took them as far north as Canada and as far south as California.
Yakama Chief Kamiakin (ca. 1800-1877)Kamiakin was an influential chief of the Yakama Tribe, a reluctant signer of the 1855 Walla Walla Treaty creating the Yakama Reservation, and one of the key war leaders during the Northwest's Indian Wars of 1855-1858.
Nipo Tach Num Strongheart, native american actor and scholar
Nipo Tach Num Strongheart, (1891-1966) was a Wild west show performer with Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show and Major Lillie's Pawnee Bill Shows, and later a Hollywood actor, one of the first native americans in film.
Plateau Indians encountered during the Lewis and Clark Expedition
The Plateau Indians were those who lived within the broad region of highlands now called the Columbia Plateau. This area extended from west to east between the Cascade Mountains and the Rocky Mountains and north to south from the Fraser River in British Columbia down to northern Oregon and Idaho, with a small strip reaching into northern California.
Have no fear of deathThis native American quote by Shawnee Chief Tecumseh about fear and death inspires you to make this life count, to pursue noble undertakings, and live to the fullest having used all your talents and have no regrets.
Black Bob, Hathawekela Shawnee chiefBlack Bob (Wa-wah-che-pa-e-hai or Wa-wah-che-pa-e-kar) was a chief of the Hathawekela division of the Shawnee indian tribe. He was known for being one of the last Shawnee leaders to resist leaving for the Indian Territory, and for keeping his band together until his death, holding their lands in common, as they moved between Missouri, Arkansas, and the Black Bob Reservation in Kansas.
Big Jim, Absentee Shawnee leaderBig Jim was the popular name of a noted full-blood Shawnee leader, known among his people as Wapameepto, “Gives light as he walks”. His English name was originally Dick Jim, later corrupted into Big Jim. He was also known as White Road.
Cahuilla Creation Story as told by the Augustine Cahuilla
In the beginning there was darkness. From this darkness two twin gods came into being, Mukat and Témayawet. Both argued constantly over who was born first. They soon created the earth, the oceans and the sky. Afterwards Témayawet asked what they were to do next. Mukat responded that the question confirmed that it was he, Mukat, who was the eldest of the two, for he knew the answer.
Annette Islands Reserve is the only indian reservation in AlaskaMetlakatla, Alaska is a community of Tsimshian people who followed a missionary of the Anglican Church of England, Mr. William Duncan, to a new home in the United States from their previous home in British Columbia, Canada. The United States Congress granted recognition to the new community in 1891 by creating the Annette Islands Reserve, a federal Indian reservation. Today it is the only indian reservation in the State of Alaska.
Apache Treaty of 1852Articles of a treaty made and entered into at Santa Fe, New Mexico, on the first day of July in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and fifty-two, by and between Col. E. V. Sumner, U. S. A., commanding the 9th Department and in charge of the executive office of New Mexico, and John Greiner, Indian agent in and for the Territory of New Mexico, and acting superintendent of Indian affairs of said Territory, representing the United States, and Cuentas, Azules, Blancito, Negrito, Capitan Simon, Captain Vuelta, and Mangus Colorado, chiefs, acting on the part of the Apache Nation of Indians, situate and living within the limits of the United States.
Hualapai Indian Tribe of the Hualapai Indian Reservation
The Hualapai Tribe is a federally recognized Indian Tribe located in northwestern Arizona. “Hualapai” (pronounced Wal-lah-pie) means “People of the Tall Pines.” In 1883, an executive order established the Hualapai reservation.