Cheyenne Timeline

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living in Minnesota River valley

1700

pressures forced them to the Missouri River, North and South Dakota

1800

formed an alliance with the Oglala Sioux and fought the Crow Indians

1820

"Friendship Treaty of 1825"

1825

tribe division of the Cheyenne into northern and southern bands

1825

Bent's Fort established

1830

had migrated to North Platte River in eastern Wyoming

1850

Treaty at Fort Laramie gave the Cheyenne land

1851

the Cheyenne fought an ongoing war with the U.S. Army

1857 - 1879

Northern Cheyenne, Sioux were opposed to the construction of the Bozeman Trail.

1866 - 1868

Treaty at Fort Laramie with the Northern Cheyenne and Northern Arapaho.

1868

Indian Homestead Act

1875

there were approximately 15,000 gold seekers in the Black Hills

1875 - 1876

Battle of Powder soldiers attacked and burned the Northern Cheyenne village

1876

Battle of Wolf Mountain

1876

The Northern Cheyenne participated in the Battle of the Little Big Horn

1876

In April the Northern Cheyenne divided into four groups

1877

Northern Cheyenne tribe left Red Cloud for the Cheyenne Arapaho in Oklahoma

1877

part of the Northern Cheyenne were allowed to go back north

1878

the tribe gathered to southeastern Montana

1880 - 1891

Tongue River Reservation was established for the Northern Cheyenne

1884

Northern Cheyenne Reservation is established

1884

The Tongue River Reservation was enlarged by executive order on 19 March

1900

Cheyenne were approved on 23 November 1935, under the Indian Reorganization Act

1935