NATIVE INDIAN CHIEFS 1865 When you have two groups of people with complete opposite ideas you bound to have a confrontation.
The "Trail of Tears" in the "Indian Removal Policy" began to implement the 1830 act of Congress, signed by President Andrew Jackson. This 'policy' forced the movement of Cherokees to land west of the Mississippi River.
Military and civil resistance by Native Americans has been a constant feature of American history. So too have a variety of debates around issues of sovereignty, the upholding of treaty provisions, and the civil rights of Native Americans under U.
In the Far West settlers began to occupy land in Oregon and California before the federal government secured title from the native tribes, causing considerable friction.
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Five Civilized Tribes Portraits Though it was often one-sided and biased, the relationship between American Indians and white settlers was of long duration.
The Five Civilized Tribes: Cherokee, Choctaw, Muskogee (Creek), Chickasaw, and Seminole
Some runaway slaves ran to the Native American Tribes seeking help.
The five American Indian tribes that were forcably removed from their original lands to Indian territory (present day Oklahoma) of the Trail of Tears. Each of the individuals shown were leaders of their tribe.
Studio portrait of Ponca Delegation. Most are wearing traditional clothing, including bear claw necklaces, feather headdresses,and peace medals. November 1877 National Museum of the American Indian identified @ link
NA Indian * Chief Eagle ~ Salish chief; wore a headdress of highly prized golden eagle feathers, which signify that he was oiutstanding in battle. A complete tail of twelve eagle feathers could be traded for a pony ~ Artist by: steeelll *