The John Pierce mansion in Sioux City, Iowa served as the Sioux City museum for many years.

The John Pierce mansion in Sioux City, Iowa served as the Sioux City museum for many years.

Red Shirt again, "The Fighting Chief of the Sioux Nation," probably by Elliott & Fry (London), 1887

Red Shirt again, "The Fighting Chief of the Sioux Nation," probably by Elliott & Fry (London), 1887

General Custer enters the Sioux' Black Hills of North Dakota and prospect for gold. His discovery of gold is designed to attract settlers. Thus, the U. S. breaks the Treaty of Fort Laramie, which forbade white men from entering the Sioux' sacred hills. General Custer's 1874 Black Hill's Expedition Force.

General Custer enters the Sioux' Black Hills of North Dakota and prospect for gold. His discovery of gold is designed to attract settlers. Thus, the U. S. breaks the Treaty of Fort Laramie, which forbade white men from entering the Sioux' sacred hills. General Custer's 1874 Black Hill's Expedition Force.

Chief Spotted Crow of the Sioux tribe of Pine Ridge, S.D. and his five months old granddaughter,   Lena Lou White House, who was named by Vice President Curtis a few days before, 1929

Chief Spotted Crow of the Sioux tribe of Pine Ridge, S.D. and his five months old granddaughter, Lena Lou White House, who was named by Vice President Curtis a few days before, 1929

Ouray and his second wife Chipeta who helped raise his children to his first marriage after his first wife died. When Ouray was fighting the Sioux, his only son was taken captive. Despite attempts by the US gov. to gain the boy's release, Ouray was unable to find him. Ten years later in 1873, visiting the Indian Commissioner at Cheyenne, Wyoming, Ouray heard from a woman who lived with the Sioux that his son lived, but had been sold to the Southern Arapaho. A search for his son was…

Ouray and his second wife Chipeta who helped raise his children to his first marriage after his first wife died. When Ouray was fighting the Sioux, his only son was taken captive. Despite attempts by the US gov. to gain the boy's release, Ouray was unable to find him. Ten years later in 1873, visiting the Indian Commissioner at Cheyenne, Wyoming, Ouray heard from a woman who lived with the Sioux that his son lived, but had been sold to the Southern Arapaho. A search for his son was…

Camping with the Sioux: Fieldwork Diary of Alice Cunningham Fletcher features the folktales and photographs Alice Fletcher collected to record the Sioux ways of life.

Camping with the Sioux: Fieldwork Diary of Alice Cunningham Fletcher features the folktales and photographs Alice Fletcher collected to record the Sioux ways of life.

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