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Our Hearts Fell to the Ground : Plains Indian Views of How the West Was Lost

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9780312133542

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Pub. Date:
4/15/1996
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Bedford/St. Martin's
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Author Biography

Colin G. Calloway is professor of history and Native American studies at Dartmouth College. Formerly he taught at the University of Wyoming and served as assistant director of the D'Arcy McNickle Center for the History of the American Indian at the Newberry Library in Chicago. He is author of The American Revolution in Indian Country (1995), The Western Abenakis of Vermont, 1600-1800 (1990), and Crown and Calumet: British-Indian Relations, 1783-1815 (1987). Calloway has also written articles on the Plains Indian history and edited several collections of documents, including The World Turned Upside Down: Indian Voices from Early America (Bedford, 1994).

Table of Contents

Foreword iii
Preface v
List of Illustrations
xiii
Introduction: How the West Was Lost
1(1)
The Indian Peoples of the Plains
2(6)
The Conquest of the Plains
8(6)
The Reservations and the Era of Forced Acculturation
14(5)
Native Responses and the Search for Hope
19(2)
Voices and Visions
21(10)
Lone Dog's Winter Count
31(6)
Horses, Guns, and Smallpox
37(19)
How the Blackfeet Got Horses, Guns, and Smallpox
41(6)
Saukamappee, Memories of War and Smallpox, 1787--1788
43(4)
Howling Wolf: Trading Guns for Horses
47(3)
``I Bring Death'': The Kiowas Meet Smallpox
50(6)
Kiowa Legend
51(5)
A Pawnee Vision of the Future
56(5)
Sharitarish, ``We Are Not Starving Yet,'' 1822
57(4)
The Life and Death of Four Bears
61(10)
Four Bears's Buffalo Robe
64(2)
Four Bears Kills a Cheyenne Chief
66(1)
The Death Speech of Four Bears
66(5)
Four Bears, Speech to the Arikaras and Mandans, July 30, 1837
68(3)
Counting Coups and Fighting for Survival
71(18)
Account of Three Coyotes's Expedition
72(4)
Four Dancers, Three Coyotes Leads a Skirmish
73(3)
Fighting for Crow Country
76(2)
Arapooish, Speech on Crow Country
77(1)
Two Leggings's Quest for Power
78(6)
Two Leggings, The Dream and Reality of a Raid
79(5)
A Woman's View of War
84(1)
Pretty Shield, ``Like Talking to Winter-Winds''
85(1)
``The Only Way Open to Us''
85(4)
Plenty Coups, On Alliance with the United States
86(3)
The Agony and Anger of the Eastern Sioux
89(13)
Big Eagle's Account of the Great Sioux Uprising
90(6)
Jerome Big Eagle, A Sioux Story of the War, ca. 1894
91(5)
The Complaints of Strike the Ree, Medicine Cow, and Passing Hail
96(6)
Strike the Ree, Medicine Cow, and Passing Hail, Speeches to the Special Joint Committee on the Condition of the Indian Tribes, 1865
97(5)
Massacres North and South
102(9)
Account of Sand Creek
102(3)
Little Bear, The Sand Creek Massacre, 1864
104(1)
The Massacre on the Marias (1870)
105(6)
Bear Head, Account of the Massacre on the Marias
108(3)
Talking to the Peace Commissioners: The Treaty of Medicine Lodge, 1867
111(10)
``When We Settle Down We Grow Pale and Die.''
113(2)
Satanta, Speech at the Treaty of Medicine Lodge
114(1)
``I Want to Live and Die as I Was Brought Up.''
115(1)
Ten Bears, Speech at the Treaty of Medicine Lodge
116(1)
``Teach Us the Road to Travel.''
116(5)
Satank, Speech at the Treaty of Medicine Lodge
117(4)
The Slaughter of the Buffalo
121(12)
First Hide Hunters
125(1)
Luther Standing Bear, ``The Plains Were Covered with Dead Bison.''
125(1)
The End of the Buffalo Road
126(2)
Carl Sweezy, On Taking ``the New Road''
127(1)
``War Between the Buffalo and the White Men''
128(2)
Old Lady Horse, The Last Buffalo Herd
129(1)
``They Stared at the Plains, as though Dreaming.''
130(3)
Pretty Shield, When the Buffalo Went Away
130(3)
The Battle on the Greasy Grass, 1876
133(17)
Sioux Signs and Arikara Premonitions
135(2)
Red Star, Reading the Sioux Signs
136(1)
Repelling Reno
137(3)
Wooden Leg, A Cheyenne Account of the Battle
137(3)
Red Horse: Pictorial Record of the Battle
140(4)
``The Soldiers Were All Rubbed Out.''
144(2)
Iron Hawk, Killing Custer's Men
144(2)
``The Women and Children Cried.''
146(4)
Mrs. Spotted Horn Bull, A View from the Village
146(4)
The End of Freedom
150(18)
``We Are Melting Like Snow on the Hillside.''
153(2)
Red Cloud, Speech to the Secretary of the Interior, 1870
154(1)
An Old Woman's Dream
155(1)
Buffalo Bird Woman, Recalling the Old Days
156(1)
``I Just Listened, Said Nothing, and Did Nothing.''
156(3)
Wooden Leg, Serving as Judge
157(2)
Learning to Like Wohaw
159(9)
Carl Sweezy, Learning the White Man's Ways
160(8)
Attending the White Man's Schools
168(14)
Early Days at Carlisle
171(7)
Luther Standing Bear, Life at Boarding School, 1879
172(6)
Wohaw in Two Worlds
178(4)
The Life and Death of Sitting Bull
182(14)
Scenes from a Warrior's Life
183(4)
Sitting Bull's Surrender Song
187(1)
``It Is Your Own Doing That I Am Here.''
187(4)
Sitting Bull, Report to the Senate Committee, 1883
189(2)
``Lieut. Bullhead Fired into Sitting Bull.''
191(5)
Lone Man, The Death of Sitting Bull, 1890
191(5)
Killing the Dream
196(22)
The Messiah's Letter
197(2)
Wovoka, Message to the Cheyennes and the Arapahos, ca. 1890
198(1)
``Something Terrible Happened.''
199(6)
Black Elk, Massacre at Wounded Knee, 1890
200(5)
Epilogue
205(4)
APPENDICES
Chronology of How the West Was Lost
209(2)
Question for Consideration
211(2)
Selected Bibliography
213(5)
Index 218


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