Kickapoo Danced To Death

HIAWATHA – The Kickapoo Indians had a dance Sunday, and did not stop dancing when one of the number fell dead. A half-breed has inspired them with the idea that the white people will turn into buffaloes and deer before spring, and that the negro would disappear....

The Indian Outrages

A Full List of the Killed on Beaver Creek KIRWIN, KS, Oct. 23, 1878 – After a journey of 300 miles since I wrote you from Oberlin, Decatur county, Kas., dated Oct. 12th, I reached Kirwin late this evening, by way of of the Republican Valley and Red Cloud.  I...

Protection Of Settlers

The Missouri Democrat has always advocated a judicious, mild, and peaceful policy in the treatment of the Indians, but thinks the time has fully come to protect the settlers by visiting “the sternest punishment” upon the “malcontent squads” who...

Resolution of Relief

Good! Congressman Sidney Clark on last Tuesday introduced into the House a joint resolution providing for the relief of the settlers on the Osage Indian lands.  We do not know the substance of the resolution, but anything modifying from their unjust provisions the...

Indians – 1859

EMPORIA.  Injuns. We learn that there are now encamped on the Little Arkansas, some seven or eight thousand warriors of the different tribes of Kansas. What their object is cannot be ascertained. Some of them say they are going to have a grand buffalo hunt, while...

Small Pox Among Indians – 1857

Small-Pox Among the Kickapoos and Pottawatomies in Kansas. The Indian Bureau at Washington, on Tuesday morning, received advices of July 30, from the Superintendent of Indian Affairs at St. Louis. A letter from the Indian agent at St. Joseph, Missouri, dated July 25,...

Sale of Delaware Lands – 1857

Sale of Delaware Lands. The sale of the Delaware lands in Kansas, has been concluded. It produced $587,000, and on the 18th inst., Mr. Woodson, Receiver of public moneys, deposited in the sub-treasury at St. Louis, $450,000—the remainder of the payments have been made...

Cheyenne Saw Mill – 1857

WHITE CLOUD.  Starting a Saw Mill.—On our way to Kansas, we met a young man on board the boat, who said he was from Wyandott County, Ohio, and was going to Kansas, to hunt a location for a saw mill, to be run by water. He designated a place, by stating its distance...

Murder Came With The White Man

A shrewd Indian of the Shawnee Nation suggests the establishment of Mission amongst the white people of Kansas. He says a murder was a thing almost unknown until the white folks came in, and now skulls can be found bleaching along all the roads. The sarcasm is pretty...