By Stan Edward Hoig, Paul Rosier, Ada E. Deer

Just like the Teton Sioux, the Cheyenne initially resided in Minnesota yet settled in North and South Dakota within the 18th century. They finally cut up into divisions--Northern and Southern--that have been separated by way of the Arkansas River. As with many Plains Indians, the solar Dance, which referred to as for a renewal of the flora and fauna, performed an fundamental function in Cheyenne society.

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Long explored as far west as the Rocky Mountains, contacting Indians living in the region. The party divided when it reached the Arkansas River. Long took nine of the men south to explore the headwaters of the Red River. Captain J. R. Bell led the others on a return trip along the Arkansas and met a party of Cheyennes near the mouth of the Purgatoire River. S. Indian agent Benjamin O’Fallon, who had been appointed by President James Monroe to sign treaties with the tribes they encountered. S. troops sent along to impress the Indians with the power and importance of the United States.

The commander of Fort Lyon, Major Edward W. Wynkoop, moved by the sincerity of the Cheyennes, led an expedition to Smoky Hill, where he conducted an interview with the chiefs. Wynkoop again was impressed by the intelligence, understanding, and candor of Chief Black Kettle. ” Wynkoop inspired equal trust in Black Kettle. This mutual respect helped Wynkoop persuade the Cheyennes to send a delegation to Denver to meet with Governor Evans. Black Kettle made the journey, along with White Antelope and Bull Bear, a brother of Lean Bear and the leader of the Dog Soldiers.

In the 21 22 THE CHEYENNE wake of the Comanches came the Kiowas. These tribes ultimately became allied and formed a single entity. Their departure from the high plains east of the Rockies left a vacuum into which the Cheyennes moved. Initially, they ventured south on only a temporary basis: As late as 1825, the majority of the Cheyenne population still lived near the Black Hills. About this time, the tribe separated into two groups. Some Cheyenne bands preferred the northern country; others began to take up permanent residence along the Arkansas River in southern Colorado.

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