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U.S and Britain set 49th Parallel as U.S.–Canada border
The U.S. negotiates with Britain to end a Canadian border dispute. Tribes are not consulted as the 49th ...
Congress creates reservations to manage Native peoples
The U.S. Congress passes the Indian Appropriations Act, creating the reservation system. The government ...
U.S. subdivides reservation land; sells off surplus
Congress passes the General Allotment Act, better known as the Dawes Severalty Act, which divides reservations ...
Congress seeks to abolish tribes, relocate American Indians
Congress passes a resolution beginning a federal policy of termination, through which American Indian ...
‘Longest Walk’ draws attention to American Indian concerns
Several hundred American Indian activists and supporters march for five months from San Francisco to ...