White Man's Paper Trail: Grand Councils and Treaty-Making on the Central Plains

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"White Man's Paper Trail" presents a poignant history of the U.S. government's attempts to peacefully negotiate treaties with tribes in Arkansas, the Dakotas, Kansas, Oklahoma, Texas, Colorado, and Wyoming. Stan Hoig shows how treaty-making - once considered a viable method of peaceably resolving conflicts - degenerated into a deeply flawed system sullied by political deceptions and broken promises. "White Man's Paper Trail" illuminates the pivotal role of treaty negotiations in the buildup to the Plains Indian wars, in ...

White Man's Paper Trail: Grand Councils and Treaty-Making on the Central Plains 2008, University Press of Colorado, Boulder, CO

ISBN-13: 9780870819056

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White Man's Paper Trail: Grand Councils and Treaty-Making on the Central Plains 2006, University Press of Colorado, Boulder, CO

ISBN-13: 9780870818295

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