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Image from Pipe Bag, Minneconjou Lakota ca. 1885

HISTORY

Image from Pipe Bag, Minneconjou Lakota ca. 1885


GENERAL HISTORIES

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Looking Back Woman provides personal and family historical information as well as information on Lakota history, religious practice and culture.

 

PHOTOGRAPHY

Lakota beadwork design from a dress yoke 1900-1920 Denver Public Library: Use the search engine of the Denver Public Library's substantial photography collection to locate relevant images. The site is a bit slow loading.

Lakota beadwork design from a dress yoke 1900-1920 Heritage Colorado: This site hosts a searchable database of Native American photographs as part of the Colorado Digitization Project. You can search the database using such terms as "Lakota" or "Sioux". The database has links to other Colorado digital collections.

 

BIOGRAPHIES

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Big Foot is a very brief biography of this Lakota leader produced by PBS-- the Public Broadcasting System.

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Black Elk This is a short biography with a chronology of his life.

Lakota beadwork design from a dress yoke 1900-1920 Black Elk This private page written by Kelly Nolan with information on Black Elk and his descendants is on the AOL server.

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Black Elk Speaks This site by C-Span's New History Series has information on Black Elk along with interviews by Charlotte Black Elk and Nicholas Black Elk (click on the "View Program" tab).

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Crazy Horse Archives This site provides a series of primary sources documenting the life of Crazy Horse. It is provided by the Voices of the Wintercount site.

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Crazy Horse This is a short biography with a chronology of his life.

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Crazy Horse is a very brief biography of this Lakota leader produced by PBS-- the Public Broadcasting System.

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Crazy Horse A short biography of the Lakota Chief compiled by Glenn Welker.

Lakota beadwork design from a dress yoke 1900-1920 Demsmore, Francis: Song Catcher: Francis Densmore preserved oral narratives from the Lakota and many other Native groups. This site gives background on her life and work as well as a collection of images and songs, some of the Lakota. The site is sponsored by Minnesota Public Radio.

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Gall is a very brief biography of this Lakota leader produced by PBS-- the Public Broadcasting System.

Lakota beadwork design from a dress yoke 1900-1920

Red Cloud is a very brief biography of this Lakota leader produced by PBS-- the Public Broadcasting System.

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Red Cloud This is a short biography with a chronology of his life.

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Sitting Bull and the Mounties is an essay on Sitting Bull's soujoun north to Canada after the Battle of the Little Big Horn from Wild West Magazine.

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Tecumseh, Red Cloud and Sitting Bull: Three Great Indian Leaders is an essay on three Native leaders from Wild West Magazine.

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Sitting Bull This is a short biography with a chronology of his life.

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Sneve, Virginia Driving Hawk: This site provides a biography of this Lakota author.

Lakota beadwork design from a dress yoke 1900-1920 Spotted Tail: This page provides a guide to the University'sholdings on Sinte Gleska, Spotted Tail, the Lakota Chief for whom Sinte Gleska University is named. The page is located on the University's web site.

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Sitting Bull is a very brief biography of this Lakota leader produced by PBS-- the Public Broadcasting System.

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Sitting Bull's Death This is a document describing Sitting Bull's death written by Indian Agent James McLauglin on Januayr 12, 1891.

Lakota beadwork design from a dress yoke 1900-1920 Yellow Robe, Rosebud (1907-1992): This page provides a biography of Rosebud Yellow Plume as well as a bibligraphy of her works and links to reviews of her works.

Lakota beadwork design from a dress yoke 1900-1920 Deloria, Ella Cara (1889-1971): Voices from the Margins provides a biography of Ella Deloria as well as a bibligraphy of her works and links to reviews of her works.

Lakota beadwork design from a dress yoke 1900-1920 Deloria, Ella Cara (1889-1971): A short biography of Ella Deloira posted on a web site belonging to the University of California, Berkeley.

Lakota beadwork design from a dress yoke 1900-1920 Cara Deloria, Ella Cara(1889-1971): Kid's Castle provides a biographical essay on Deloria as well as a photograph from her youth. This biography was edited from a larger version in Cricket Magazine.

Lakota beadwork design from a dress yoke 1900-1920 Eastman, Charles Alexander: This site describes the Medical practice of Santee Indian Charles Alexander Eastman and includes two photographs of him.

Lakota beadwork design from a dress yoke 1900-1920 Jacobs and Brewer Families: The purpose of this site is to keep the stories and histories of our families alive. A place for our elders to reminisce, a place for our youth find out about where they come from and who they're related to, and a place for relatives to find themselves again.

INSTITUTIONS

Lakota beadwork design from a dress yoke 1900-1920 The Native American Church of South Dakota, Inc.: This site gives a history of the Native American Church of South Dakota as well as information on the Church today.

EVENTS

Lakota beadwork design from a dress yoke 1900-1920 Battle of the Little Big Horn: This page provides historical background, a primary source account of the battle, as well as a map of the battle itself and photographs. This information is on the EyeWitness website.

Lakota beadwork design from a dress yoke 1900-1920 Wounded Knee: This page provides historical background, a primary source account of the massacre, as well as a map of the massacre itself and photographs. This information is on the EyeWitness website.

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Oglala Sioux Tribal Council Wounded Knee Ordinance February 27, 1973 as a day of liberation for indigenous peoples in North America, acknowledging the Wounded Knee protest as a historic and cultural event which brought attention to Indian issues and Indian sovereignty throughout North America.

Lakota beadwork design from a dress yoke 1900-1920 Camping with the Sioux: Fieldwork Diary of Alice Cunningham Fletcher (1838-1923). This exhibit, sponsored by the National Anthropological Archives of the Smithsonian Institution, provides a copy of Fletcher's field journal written during a visit to some Omaha, Ponca and Lakota camps in September and October 1881. The site also provides photographs of the participants, sketches by Fletcher, and a bibliography and links to related sites.

Lakota beadwork design from a dress yoke 1900-1920 Fort Laramie: This is a short historical essay on Fort Laramie and the Fort Laramie Treaties provided by the National Parks Service.

Lakota beadwork design from a dress yoke 1900-1920 Imaging and Imagining the Ghost Dance: James Mooney's Illustrations and Photographs, 1891-1893. This site hosted on a web server at Indiana University provides a photographic essay on Mooney's Ghost Dance work by Thomas W. Kavanagh, Curator of Collections Wm. Hammond Mathers Museum.

Lakota beadwork design from a dress yoke 1900-1920 Images of the American West: South Dakota This site provides photographs from the National Archives with some Native American photographs. A second set of images entitled The Disinherited contains two Lakota subjects.

Lakota beadwork design from a dress yoke 1900-1920 The John C. H. Grabill Collection: Prints and Photograph Division The Library of Congress hosts this site as part of its International Horizon series. The site summarizes this collection: "The John C. H. Grabill Collection consists of photographs sent by Grabill to the Library of Congress for copyright protection in 1888-91. Grabill was an early Western photographer who worked out of Deadwood and Lead City, South Dakota. His photographs of frontier life in Colorado, South Dakota, and Wyoming are particularly valuable in documenting economic life on the frontier, such as the work of cowboys and miners, and the interactions between Native Americans and early white settlers." You can also go directly to the photographs where there are many Lakota images such as Red Cloud and American Horse and Little.

Lakota beadwork design from a dress yoke 1900-1920 Archaeological Research Center: This is the Archaeological Reseach Center of the South Dakota State Historical Society. The site includes an on-line database, the Archaeological Resources Management System.

Lakota beadwork design from a dress yoke 1900-1920Two Edison Movies of Lakota Dances: Because of the nature of the search engine on this site it is necessary to go to the American Memory Search Page and enter the phrase "Sioux Ghost Dance" requesting the search engine to match the exact phase (use the first drop down box below the search entry box). The search engine will bring you to two film clips taken at the Edison Studio of dancers from Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show in 1894. These film clips are posted on the Library of Congress American Memory home page.

Lakota beadwork design from a dress yoke 1900-1920 Discovering Lewis and Clark: This site chronicles the journey of Lewis and Clark who make contact with both Dakota and Lakota people.

Lakota beadwork design from a dress yoke 1900-1920 Santee Sioux History This short essay provided by the staff of the Santee School System is based largely on the work Through Indian Eyes which was published by Reader's Digest Press.

Lakota beadwork design from a dress yoke 1900-1920 Battle of the Little Big Horn: This is an eyewitness Account by the Lakota Chief Red Horse.

Lakota beadwork design from a dress yoke 1900-1920 Lakota Celestial Imagery: Spirit and Sky: This is an article on Lakota astronomical knowledge written by Dr. Mark Hollabaugh.

Lakota beadwork design from a dress yoke 1900-1920 The Ghost Dance narrative and soucres presented by MS-NBS.

Lakota beadwork design from a dress yoke 1900-1920 The Ghost Dance Among the Lakota Archives of the West provides the text of Mrs. Z. A. Parker's description of a performance of the Ghost Dance ritual on White Clay creek on the Pine Ridge reservation on June 20, 1890.

Lakota beadwork design from a dress yoke 1900-1920 The Wounded Knee Massacre: 1890 narrative and sources presented by MS-NBS.

Lakota beadwork design from a dress yoke 1900-1920 Nelson Miles. General Miles describes the Wounded Knee Massacre

Lakota beadwork design from a dress yoke 1900-1920 The Wounded Knee Occupation: 1973 narrative and soucres presented by MS-NBS.

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South Dakota Oral History Project Center "The American Indian Research Project (AIRP) contains over 1,900 taped interviews, 70 percent of which were gathered in the field between 1967 and 1973. ".

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Dakota History and Culture Kevin Callahan of the University of Minnesota has begun this introduction to Dakota history and culture. He also has a page concerning Ojibway History and Culture and one on Dakota Religion and Sacred Boulders which uses primary source material.

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The Last Stand of Crazy Horse is an essay on the death of Crazy Horse featured in Wild West Magazine.

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Plains Indian Time Line. Karen Strom provides this historical resource along with an assortment of useful links to archival materials.

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Lakota Nakota Dakota. Karen Strom expalins the distinctions among the various "Sioux" groups.

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Memories of the Wounded Knee Airlift April 17, 1973 By Larry Levin - February 17, 1998

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Lakota Student Alliance Proposed Commemoration of Wounded Knee 25 Year Anniversary

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Oglala Sioux Tribal Council Wounded Knee Ordinance February 27, 1973 as a day of liberation for indigenous peoples in North America, acknowledging the Wounded Knee protest as a historic and cultural event which brought attention to Indian issues and Indian sovereignty throughout North America.

Lakota beadwork design from a dress yoke 1900-1920 History of the Santee Schools: This history is presented by the Santee Community School.




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