There were many Native American tribes already on Texas such as the Apache (The Picture) and the Comanches.

There were many Native American tribes already on Texas such as the Apache (The Picture) and the Comanches.

Native American Indian Wars

Native American Indian Wars

“Curley,“ one of Custer's Crow Indian scouts and reputed Sole survivor of the Battle of the Little Big Horn.

“Curley,“ one of Custer's Crow Indian scouts and reputed Sole survivor of the Battle of the Little Big Horn.

War, hunting, and fishing are the chief pursuits of the men of the warring tribes; agriculture of the more domesticated. Among the Indians found in North America by Europeans, the women performed almost all the manual labor and burden-bearing. They carried on their limited agriculture, which consisted in the production of maize or Indian corn, beans, squashes, potatoes, and tobacco.

War, hunting, and fishing are the chief pursuits of the men of the warring tribes; agriculture of the more domesticated. Among the Indians found in North America by Europeans, the women performed almost all the manual labor and burden-bearing. They carried on their limited agriculture, which consisted in the production of maize or Indian corn, beans, squashes, potatoes, and tobacco.

Council of Sioux chiefs and leaders that settled the Indian wars, Pine Ridge, South Dakota.  Photographed by John C. H. Grabill, 1891.

Council of Sioux chiefs and leaders that settled the Indian wars, Pine Ridge, South Dakota. Photographed by John C. H. Grabill, 1891.

Alchesay, White Mountain Apache. Scout for General Crook. Circa 1882. Chief Alchesay won the Medal of Honor for extreme bravery in the Apache Wars.

Alchesay, White Mountain Apache. Scout for General Crook. Circa 1882. Chief Alchesay won the Medal of Honor for extreme bravery in the Apache Wars.

American Indian Wars | Cavalry: A unit of soldiersmounted on horseback; from the French word ...

American Indian Wars | Cavalry: A unit of soldiersmounted on horseback; from the French word ...

The Modoc War. The Modoc War of 1872 to 1873 was one of the costliest American Indian wars in U.S. history, considering the number of people involved. For nearly seven months, a handful of Modoc Indian warriors and their families held off hundreds of U.S. Army soldiers.

The Modoc War. The Modoc War of 1872 to 1873 was one of the costliest American Indian wars in U.S. history, considering the number of people involved. For nearly seven months, a handful of Modoc Indian warriors and their families held off hundreds of U.S. Army soldiers.

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