Broken Treaties

Broken Treaties

United States and Canadian Relations With the Lakotas and the Plains Cree, 1868-1885

eBook - 2009
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Broken Treaties is a comparative assessment of Indian treaty negotiation and implementation focusing on the first decade following the United States-Lakota Treaty of 1868 and Treaty Six between Canada and the Plains Cree (1876). Jill St. Germain argues that the "broken treaties" label imposed by nineteenth-century observers and perpetuated in the historical literature has obscured the implementation experience of both Native and non-Native participants and distorted our understanding of the relationships between them. As a result, historians have ignored the role of the Treaty of 1868 as the i.
Publisher: Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, ©2009
ISBN: 9780803224452
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xxvi, 450 pages) : maps


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