Sioux Indians

Timeline created by K@%L33
In History
  • First encounter with whites

    First encounter with whites
  • Great Plains

    Great Plains
    Presides over the northern part of the Great Plains
    (North and South Dakota, northern Nebraska, eastern Wyoming, and southeastern Montana.)
  • Louisiana Purchase

    Louisiana Purchase
    Time of the Louisiana Purchase.
    Start of the expansion into the western regions of North America leading to a dramatic decrease in the buffalo population, an animal central to the Lakota way of life.
  • Dakota War Began

    Dakota War Began
    Sioux uprising.
    U.S. Victory
  • Red Cloud's War/ Bozeman War/ Powder River War

    Red Cloud's War/ Bozeman War/ Powder River War
    Armed conflict between the Lakota, Northern Cheyenne, and Arapaho and the United States in the Wyoming and the Montana territories from 1866 to 1868. Fought over control of the Powder River Country in north central Wyoming.
  • Fort Laramie Treaty

    Fort Laramie Treaty
    The great sioux reservation was established in this treaty. Includes all of modern western South Dakota (commonly known as "West River" South Dakota) and modern Boyd County, Nebraska.
  • Gold Discovered in Black Hills

    Gold Discovered in Black Hills
    Gold is discovered in the Black Hills by General George A. Custer's expedition. A flood of prospectors engulfed the region invading Indian territories and ways of life.
  • Battle of Little Big Horn/ Custer's last stand

    Battle of Little Big Horn/ Custer's last stand
    between combined forces of Lakota, Northern Cheyenne and Arapaho people against the the United States Army.
    The battle was the most famous action of the Great Sioux War of 1876–77
    General Custar was killed.
  • Great Sioux war

    Great Sioux war
    A series of battles and negotiations between the Lakota and Northern Cheyenne and the United States between 1876 and 1877.
  • Wounded Knee Massacre

    Wounded Knee Massacre
    Battle at wounded knee creek.
    Vs. U.S. soilders
    Ghost dance
  • Year of Reconciliation

    Year of Reconciliation
    George S. Mickelson, South Dakota Governor, and several representative of the nine tribal governments in the state announce 1990 as a Year of Reconciliation. In 1991, a Century of ReYear of Reconciliationconciliation is declared.
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    Dakota War