Schools taught Native Americans to imitate white men in a liberal "civilizing" mission in 1875.
The journey of Prince Maximilian, German naturalist, and artist Karl Bodmer, who explored the Mississippi River area from 1832-1834.
A nation comes of age
The quick battle with no white survivors that pitted Sitting Bull and Crazy Horse against General George Custer, told from both sides.
This stunning film portrait of Yosemite National Park uses the 1851 diary of the first expedition of soldiers into the Native American territory.
The last surviving member of a California Indian tribe became a sensation in 1911.
The ultimate frontiersman, Carson inspired popular novels before being associated with the "Long Walk" of the Navajo people.
The converging forces, circumstances, personalities and events that propelled a group of English men and women west across the Atlantic in 1620.