Buffalo herds of 20,000,000 roamed freely from Texas to Montana and were the mane food source for the Plains tribes like the Lakota, Cheyenne, Arapaho.

  1893 –   Arapaho Ghost dance

The no slavery state of California becomes the 31st state to enter the Union.

California Indian tribal lands were over run by miners in the gold rush, leaving the land devastated and void of the food sources Indians depended on for survival, forcing them to raid miners and settlers.


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