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This portrait of Satanta, a Kiowa chief who was present at the signing of the Medicine Lodge Treaty in 1867. Satanta agreed to move his people onto a reservation, but he would later be imprisoned at Fort Sill, Oklahoma, for leading raids on wagon trains. He died in 1878.
Creator: Lange Studio
Date: Between 1865 and 1878
This image works in tandem with sources about the council meeting and treaty of Medicine Lodge. It can also be used to accompany discussions of Indian resistance to U.S. policies.
KS:7th:3.1:Federal Government and Indian Lands (2005)
Item Number: 210672
Call Number: E99 K5.I S *3
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 210672
Collections - Photograph
Curriculum - 7th Grade Standards - Kansas History Standards - 1860s to 1870s (Benchmark 3) - Fed. Gov. and Indian lands (Indicator 1) - Kiowa
Curriculum - 7th Grade Standards - Kansas History Standards - 1860s to 1870s (Benchmark 3) - Fed. Gov. and Indian lands (Indicator 1) - Treaties between U.S. and Indians
Date - 1861-1869
Date - 1870s
Objects and Artifacts - Communication Artifacts - Documentary Artifact - Photograph
People - American Indians - Tribes - Kiowa
People - Notable People - Chief Satanta, 1830-1878
Thematic Time Period - Immigration and Settlement, 1854 - 1890
Type of Material - Photographs