American Indian Tribes

Native tribes throughout
American history

Comanche Campaign

The Comanche Campaign is a general term for efforts by the United States government to control the violence of the Comanche tribe in the newly settled west.

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Comanche Indians

Comanche Indians, a roving and war-like tribe of North American Indians of the Shoshone family who, when first known, inhabited the region from the headwaters of the Brazos and Colorado rivers to those of the Arkansas and Missouri, some of their bands penetrating to Santa Fe, in New Mexico, and to Durango, in Mexico. The Spaniards…

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Cherokee Indians, a nation formerly inhabiting the hilly regions of Georgia, western Carolina, and northern Alabama, and called the Mountaineers of the South. They were among high hills and fertile valleys, and have ever been more susceptible of civilization than any of the Indian tribes within the domain of the United States. They were the determined…

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Sioux Indians

Sioux Chief Sitting Bull Sioux, or Dakota, Indians, a large and powerful tribe of Indians, who were found by the French, in 1640, near the headwaters of the Mississippi River. The Algonquiens called them Nadowessioux, whence they came to be called Sioux. They occupied the vast domain extending from the Arkansas…

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