Topics » Social Issues   Aug. 24, 2011

Battle for the Black Hills

Fort Laramie Treaty

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Fort Laramie Treaty

The Sioux tribes' land claim centers around the Fort Laramie Treaty, signed in 1868, that guaranteed the Indians "undisturbed use and occupation" of the land. That soon changed when gold and other lucrative resources were discovered in the Black Hills.

Read the Story: Why the Sioux Are Refusing $1.3 Billion

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