Battle for the Black Hills
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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.
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