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The Zuni resist a conquistador but retreat from Spanish guns
The Spanish conquistador Francisco Vasquez de Coronado seeks the “Seven Cities of Gold.” At Hawikuh, ...
Powhatan Chiefdom resists English settlement in Virginia
At the death of Chief Powhatan in 1618, his brother takes his place as the leader of the Powhatan Chiefdom ...
England declares war on the Powhatan Chiefdom
Virginia, now a colony of the English crown, commits royal troops to defeat the Powhatan Chiefdom. The ...
English settlers burn Pequot village
English settlers, working with the Narragansetts and Mohegans, set fire to a fortified Pequot village ...
Puritans force Quinnipiac onto the first reservation
Puritans near what is now known as New Haven, Connecticut, establish the first reservation. They force ...
Metacomet assassinated; King Philip’s War begins
In the Northeast, colonists are aggressively encroaching on Wampanoag land and trying to establish settlements. ...
Armed Russian fur traders massacre Unangan (Aleut)
The Russian trader, Ivan Solovief, arms his workers to murder Unangan (Aleut) men, women, and children ...
The Peace of Paris ignores Native peoples’ rights
The Peace of Paris, the set of treaties (Treaty of Paris and the Treaties of Versailles, 1783) that end ...
Russian fur traders massacre Sugpiaq on Kodiak Island
Russian fur traders, led by Grigorii Shelikhov, overwhelm the Sugpiaq (Yup’ik, Alutiiq) in a bloody massacre ...
Indian nations unite to fight American expansion
The United Indian Nations of the Old Northwest fight the establishment of military forts and settlements ...