Life in the early 1600s at Jamestown consisted mainly of danger, hardship, disease and death.
In the late 1880s, Weldon was vilified as a harpy who was in love with Sitting Bull—both she and the Lakota leader would meet tragic fates.
Once they returned home, Native American children struggled to relate to their families after being taught that it was wrong to speak their language or practice their religion.
Native Californians were treated abominably in the area where gold was first discovered.
The mythical 'Indian princess' granted symbolic permission for massive land theft and displacement of native peoples.
They resisted government attacks to take their children—and paid the price.
Up to 16,000 Native Americans were murdered in cold blood after California became a state.
The Civil War hero brought his scorched-earth policy to the Plains—and wiped out Native Americans’ food supply.
A 15-year-old ban looks likely to fall, but misgivings will linger.
Buffalo Bill and Sitting Bull performed together in Wild West shows that toured the U.S. and Europe, and forged what would become a very strange friendship.