Gold and the Nez Perce

Gold and the Nez Perce

April 19, 2011 admin 0

It is often said that the European invasion of the Americas was driven by three things: Gold, Glory, and God. Gold-fever often resulted in genocide […]

Ancient America: Rock Art

April 14, 2011 admin 0

For thousands of years Indian people left evidence of their presence on the land with rock art: pictographs and petroglyphs. Pictographs are created by painting […]

Indians 101: Grey Lock’s War

April 13, 2011 admin 0

While King Philip’s War is probably the best-known Indian war of colonial Massachusetts, there were a number of other Indian wars during the colonial period. […]

the Secretary of War, John C. Calhoun

The 19th Century Indian Office

April 6, 2011 admin 0

In 1824, the Secretary of War, John C. Calhoun, established the Office of Indian Affairs without Congressional authorization. He did this by appointing Thomas L. […]