Sand Creek Massacre
Howling Wolf, a Cheyenne artist, survived the Sand Creek Massacre, which he depicted in this remarkable work of art painted a year after the conflict.
Drawing by Howling Wolf, courtesy of Wikimedia
people and culture native to the Midwest of the U.S.
a slope of land adjoining a body of water, or a large elevated area of the sea floor.
military unit that serves on horseback.
people and culture native to the northern Midwest of the United States.
to honor an event on a specific date.
a disagreement or fight, usually over ideas or procedures.
a mound or ridge of loose sand that has been deposited by wind.
migration of people from one place to another, as ordered by the government or international authority.
mass migration of people to a region where gold has been discovered.
system or order of a nation, state, or other political unit.
person who moves to a new country or region.
mass killing of large number of people.
area of the United States consisting of the following states: Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, and Wisconsin.
person who is very aggressive and even violent in support of a cause.
person whose ancestors were native inhabitants of North or South America. Native American usually does not include Eskimo or Hawaiian people.
money earned after production costs and taxes are subtracted.
to take action to prevent injury or attack.
to refuse or throw away.
depression in the earth caused by a river eroding the surrounding soil.
person who migrates and establishes a residence in a largely unpopulated area.
something that serves as a sign or communication.
power or independence within a region.
very sad event.
long, deep depression, either natural or man-made.
small human settlement usually found in a rural setting.