February 14, 2017. Plains Warfare, Indian Reservations, and Boarding Schools
- *Turner, Frederick Jackson, “The Significance of the Frontier in American History” (1893)
- Dawes Act (1887)
- Luther Standing Bear on his experiences at Carlisle Indian School, 1933
- Rules for Indian Schools, 1890
- Stern, Alexandra E. “Reconstructing Approaches to America’s Indian Problem: Indian Policy in the Late Nineteenth Century”
February 16, 2017. Ghost Dance to Wild West Shows
Above: UC Davis History Professor Louis Warren on The Ghost Dance
Above: Buffalo Bill Wild West Footage (Silent Film) 1908.
Above: Annie Oakley Original Silent Film; Documentary on Buffalo Bill Cody produced by The History Channel; Ghost Dance Silent Film
Select two images from the gallery above and one of the assigned readings. Analyze the photograph in-depth in relation to one of the readings. What are the photographs arguing? What elements of the photograph support your claim? What is your document arguing? How do these images signify a major turning point in Native American history in the West?