English settlers and Powhatan Indians fight for control in coastal Virginia
www.savagesandscoundrels.org Savages and Scoundrels: The Untold Story of America’s Road to Empire Through Indian Territory Companion book by Paul VanDevelder (Yale) Making history fun isn’t...
E Pluribus Unum Could the United States have found a way to coexist with American Indians? In retrospect, the way of life Indians knew for centuries appears to have been doomed from the moment European...
In his latest book, Dakota Dawn, Gregory Michno tracks the bloody first week of the 1862 Minnesota Sioux Uprising.
The new PBS documentary 'The War of 1812' goes beyond the myths and the few well-known events of 'the war we don't know much about' to present a balanced, informative and engrossing program.
Ely, Nevada, honors the Old West with traditional sculptures and murals, including a standout Shoshone harvester.
Will the 2011 Mississippi River floods endanger historic sites?
No survivors with George Armstrong Custer at the Little Bighorn in June 1876? John Koster, author of Custer Survivor, says otherwise.
Since 1989 the Eiteljorg Museum in Indianapolis, Ind., has been introducing Western art to a worldwide audience.
George Rivera’s bronze sculpture Buffalo Dancer II pays tribute to Pueblo Indian culture.
Pawnee Scouts in the U.S. Army get their due, thanks to Van de Logt, a Kansan researcher born in the Netherlands.
Historians have called the clash at Wounded Knee on December 29, 1890, the last major battle of the Indian wars and also a massacre. Who is most to blame for the disaster—Ghost-Dancing Indians,...
Captain William Fetterman has been portrayed as an arrogant fire-eater who disobeyed orders and met disaster at Fort Phil Kearny in December 1866. But that familiar picture is distorted.
Taken by Comanches at age 9 in 1836, Cynthia Ann Parker was recaptured by whites nearly 24 years later when she returned to Texas with a raiding party led by her Indian husband.
Cheyenne Indians are often overlooked in the chronicles of the 19th century Indian wars, despite having engaged in almost as many fights as the heralded Sioux warriors.
One-hundred thirty-four years after the Battle of the Little Bighorn, historians continue to debate just who was to blame for the massacre of the 7th Cavalry. Custer? Reno? Benteen? How about the Sioux and Northern Cheyenne?