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Liquidating the Liability of the United States

David W. Grua

in Surviving Wounded Knee: The Lakotas and the Politics of Memory

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780190249038
eISBN:
9780190249069
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190249038.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter recalls the discussion of the “Justification of a Relief Bill” in Congress. The bill sought to “liquidate the liability of the United States for the massacre of Sioux Indian men, women, ... More


Honoring Gallant Soldiers

David W. Grua

in Surviving Wounded Knee: The Lakotas and the Politics of Memory

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780190249038
eISBN:
9780190249069
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190249038.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter describes the commemoration of the soldiers of the Seventh Cavalry who were involved in the killings at Wounded Knee. When Colonel James Forsyth and the Seventh Cavalry returned to Fort ... More


“In Memory of the Chief Big Foot Massacre”

David W. Grua

in Surviving Wounded Knee: The Lakotas and the Politics of Memory

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780190249038
eISBN:
9780190249069
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190249038.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter delves into the ways in which the Lakota People commemorate relatives killed in the Wounded Knee Massacre. It specifically highlights the monument built by the Lakotas on a hill beside ... More


Irreconcilable Memories

David W. Grua

in Surviving Wounded Knee: The Lakotas and the Politics of Memory

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780190249038
eISBN:
9780190249069
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190249038.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter continues to examine the attempts of the survivors of the Wounded Knee Massacre to change the dominant perception of the events that occurred. During the second decade of the twentieth ... More


We Never Thought of Fighting

David W. Grua

in Surviving Wounded Knee: The Lakotas and the Politics of Memory

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780190249038
eISBN:
9780190249069
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190249038.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter delves deeper into the mission of the survivors of the Wounded Knee Massacre to change the dominant perception fabricated by the US government. It continues to describe the actions of ... More


Surviving Wounded Knee: The Lakotas and the Politics of Memory

David W. Grua

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780190249038
eISBN:
9780190249069
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190249038.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

After the Wounded Knee Massacre, the US Seventh Cavalry quickly counted dozens of slain Lakota warriors and left the bodies on the ground. Snow soon engulfed the silent landscape, precluding burial ... More


Exonerating the Seventh Cavalry

David W. Grua

in Surviving Wounded Knee: The Lakotas and the Politics of Memory

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780190249038
eISBN:
9780190249069
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190249038.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter explores the US government’s attempts to exonerate the Seventh Cavalry from the controversies surrounding the conflict against the Lakota People at Wounded Knee. On February 12, 1891, ... More


Conclusion: Surviving Wounded Knee

David W. Grua

in Surviving Wounded Knee: The Lakotas and the Politics of Memory

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780190249038
eISBN:
9780190249069
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190249038.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter synthesizes all of the important events that happened after the conflict at Wounded Knee where both the US government and the Lakota survivors tried to present their claims of what ... More


Introduction: The Politics of Wounded Knee Memory

David W. Grua

in Surviving Wounded Knee: The Lakotas and the Politics of Memory

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780190249038
eISBN:
9780190249069
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190249038.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This introductory chapter outlines the controversy surrounding the representation and remembrance of Wounded Knee. It presents two accounts: one from the Native American Lakota people, and one from ... More


“A First-Class Attraction on Any Stage”: Dramatizing the Ghost Dance and the Massacre at Wounded Knee

Amanda Frisken

in Graphic News: How Sensational Images Transformed Nineteenth-Century Journalism

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780252042980
eISBN:
9780252051838
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042980.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter examines the 1890 Ghost Dance, a nonviolent religious practice among the Lakota Sioux. In covering the Ghost Dance, daily newspaper editors Joseph Pulitzer (the New York World) and ... More


Tribulations of the Late Nineteenth Century

Thomas O Beebee

in Millennial Literatures of the Americas, 1492-2002

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195339383
eISBN:
9780199867097
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195339383.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature, American, 18th Century and Early American Literature

This chapter examines how, in the last quarter of the 19th century, millenial thought shifted from the “dominant Protestant (or reform Catholic) mind” to the “dominated hybrid mind.” One of the ... More


Race War and Wounded Knee

David W. Grua

in Surviving Wounded Knee: The Lakotas and the Politics of Memory

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780190249038
eISBN:
9780190249069
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190249038.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter examines the events that led to the conflict at Wounded Knee. It first describes the journey of the Corps of Discovery into the northern Great Plains where the Lakota Nation was located ... More


Political Medicine

Susan M. Reverby

in Co-conspirator for Justice: The Revolutionary Life of Dr. Alan Berkman

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781469656250
eISBN:
9781469656274
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469656250.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Berkman’s high standing in medical school got in a prestigious internship at Columbia. But the extra care given to his white upper-class patients versus the poor he saw in the clinics tugged at his ... More


Divination and the ‘Real Presence’ of the Divine in Ancient Greece

Michael A. Flower

in Ancient Divination and Experience

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780198844549
eISBN:
9780191880032
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198844549.003.0009
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter applies Robert Orsi’s concepts of ‘real presence’ and ‘abundant history’ to the study of ancient Greek religion, using divination as a case study. It proposes that we should take real ... More


“The Nation’s Hoop is Broken and Scattered”: Dreamers, Ghost Dancers, and the Indian Apocalypse

John Howard Smith

in A Dream of the Judgment Day: American Millennialism and Apocalypticism, 1620-1890

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780197533741
eISBN:
9780197533772
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197533741.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Theology

The bulk of American Indian resistance to Euro-American colonialism and territorial cessions took two primary forms: offensive military action and unsuccessful political maneuvers in the form of ... More


Perspectives: Taking a Second Look with Charles Alexander Eastman

Angela Calcaterra

in Literary Indians: Aesthetics and Encounter in American Literature to 1920

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781469646947
eISBN:
9781469646961
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469646947.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, American Colonial Literature

This chapter considers the aesthetics of western reservations and the so-called “Indian Wars” of the later nineteenth century. In the post-Civil War decades of US national expansion, print media ... More


The Spider’s Web: Mass Incarceration and Settler Custodialism in Indian Country

Douglas K. Miller

in Caging Borders and Carceral States: Incarcerations, Immigration Detentions, and Resistance

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781469651231
eISBN:
9781469651262
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469651231.003.0014
Subject:
History, African-American History

The chapter situates Native American incarcerations within a long history of broken treaties, circumscribed sovereignty, land theft, forced removals, reservation and boarding school confinement, and ... More


Jack Jackson, Native Representation, and Underground Comix

Chad A. Barbour (ed.)

in Graphic Indigeneity: Comics in the Americas and Australasia

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781496828019
eISBN:
9781496828002
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496828019.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

Chad A. Barbour analyzes how US Anglo underground comix creator Jack Jackson reconstructs Indigenous identities and experiences in a complex and progressive way. Barbour locates Jackson’s work within ... More


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