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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


“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


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


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


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