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This drawing by J. Howland, originally printed in Harper's Weekly, depicts the council between representatives of the U.S. government and the Kiowa and Comanche tribes at Medicine Creek Lodge, Kansas, in 1867. At this council the Kiowa, Comanche, Plains Apache, Cheyenne and Arapaho tribes signed three successive treaties with the United States government, collectively known as the Medicine Lodge treaty.

Creator: Howland, J.
Date: November 16, 1867

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This source can accompany discussions of the Medicine Lodge treaty; it provides an example of how the American public viewed these tribes.

KS:7th:3.1:Federal Government and Indian Lands (2005)

Item Number: 210666
Call Number: Port GL 051 H23w
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 210666

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