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This article, written by a special correspondent for the Daily Missouri Democrat, describes the meeting of U. S. commissioners and Indian chiefs at Medicine Lodge Creek in 1867. The article includes a transcription of the proceedings. Before the council meeting began, Commissioner Taylor distributed gifts to the tribes who were represented, and all the U. S. delegates expressed their desire for peace. Some of the Indian delegates, particularly Chief Black Kettle of the Cheyenne, doubted the intentions of the federal government. The article also states that the commissioners looked into the causes of the war, attributing some blame to the massacre at Sand Creek in 1864.

Creator: Daily Missouri Democrat (St. Louis)
Date: October 23, 1867

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This source provides a detailed description of the conference's proceedings (to date), and could therefore be grouped with other sources about the Medicine Lodge treaty, such as the illustration from Harper's Weekly and other articles from the Democrat. Also, it demonstrates how the Sand Creek massacre intensified the conflict.

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

Item Number: 210755
Call Number: Microfilm: MOSL06
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 210755

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Curriculum - 7th Grade Standards - Kansas History Standards - 1860s to 1870s (Benchmark 3) - Fed. Gov. and Indian lands (Indicator 1) - Arapaho
Curriculum - 7th Grade Standards - Kansas History Standards - 1860s to 1870s (Benchmark 3) - Fed. Gov. and Indian lands (Indicator 1) - Broken promises
Curriculum - 7th Grade Standards - Kansas History Standards - 1860s to 1870s (Benchmark 3) - Fed. Gov. and Indian lands (Indicator 1) - Cheyenne
Curriculum - 7th Grade Standards - Kansas History Standards - 1860s to 1870s (Benchmark 3) - Fed. Gov. and Indian lands (Indicator 1) - Comanche
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) - Military presence on the Plains
Curriculum - 7th Grade Standards - Kansas History Standards - 1860s to 1870s (Benchmark 3) - Fed. Gov. and Indian lands (Indicator 1) - Sand Creek Massacre
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 - 1867
Government and Politics - Federal Government - Federal agencies and programs - Agencies - Indian affairs
Military - Facilities - Forts - Fort Dodge
Military - Facilities - Forts - Fort Larned
Military - Facilities - Forts - Fort Zarah
Military - Service - Army
Military - Wars - Indian Wars
Objects and Artifacts - Communication Artifacts - Documentary Artifact - Newspaper - clipping
People - American Indians - Indian lands
People - American Indians - Tribes - Apache
People - American Indians - Tribes - Arapaho
People - American Indians - Tribes - Cheyenne
People - American Indians - Tribes - Comanche
People - American Indians - Tribes - Kiowa
People - American Indians - Tribes - Kiowa-Apache
People - American Indians - Tribes - Sioux
People - Notable People - Black Kettle
People - Notable People - Chief Satanta, 1830-1878
People - Women
Places - Counties - Barber
Places - Forts and military installations - Fort Dodge
Places - Forts and military installations - Fort Larned
Places - Forts and military installations - Fort Zarah
Places - Other States - Colorado
Thematic Time Period - Immigration and Settlement, 1854 - 1890
Type of Material - Newspapers - Clippings

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