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Chapter 11 - The Early Reservation Years, 1880 - 1920

 

Online textbook: Chapter 11 - (.pdf)

Worksheet 1: Cause and Effect - (.pdf)

Worksheet 2: Compare and Contrast Schedules - (.pdf)

Learning from Historical Documents:

Letter from George Browning to James Brisbin, 1878, Regarding Conditions on the Crow Indian Reservation

Letter from Charles Broadwater to Martin Maginnis, 1881, Lobbying to Acquire More Tribal Land

Interesting Links

View an amazing collection of Indian boarding school photos or learn more about the history of Carlisle Indian School.

View this video on the consequences of allotment. (Be patient. The video, "Excerpts from American Indian Homelands," is slow to load.)

Try these online activities and test your knowledge of Montana's Indian tribes and reservations.

View a video, created by Salish Kootenai College, about allotment and homesteading on the Flathead Reservation (be patient: the video is slow to load.)

Wherelandwriteshistory

Crow Indians, 1888, photo by O. S. Goff, Fort Custer, MT, Montana Historical Society Photo Archives 955-809

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