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The Arikara War

The First Plains Indian War, 1823

by William R. Nester

  • 233 Want to read
  • 5 Currently reading

Published by Mountain Press Publishing Company .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social conditions,
  • Wars, 1823,
  • Military - United States,
  • History,
  • History - U.S,
  • United States - General,
  • History: American,
  • United States - 19th Century/Old West,
  • Native American,
  • Government relations,
  • Arikara Indians,
  • Fur trade

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages258
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8116147M
    ISBN 10087842430X
    ISBN 109780878424306

    Steamboats transformed the Missouri Valley. Enterprising men like Joseph La Barge and Grant Marsh braved financial and mortal danger to reap fantastic profits from trade in furs and buffalo robes. But steamboats also brought smallpox, soldiers and settlers to the lands of Native Americans. Although they began as agents of commerce, steamboats came to represent confinement and war to Sitting.   I’ve been doing research on Native American ancestry recently, including the Arikara Indians.. The Wikipedia article on the Arikara features this photograph, with the caption: “A member of the medicine fraternity, wrapped in his sacred bear-skin.”. Photo: Arikara man wearing a bearskin, , by Edward S. Curtis. Source: Library of Congress’s Prints and Photographs Division, digital ID.

    Nester, William R. The Arikara War The First Plains Indian War, Missoula, MT: Mountain Press, Soft bound. Very Good Condition. Firm Spine. No marks or. Looking for books by William R. Nester? See all books authored by William R. Nester, including Hearts, Minds, and Hydras: Fighting Terrorism in Afghanistan, Pakistan, America, and Beyond--Dilemmas and Lessons, and The Arikara War: The First Plains Indian War, , and more on

    "Backdrop for Disaster: Causes of the Arikara War of " Producing books reflecting the rich and varied history of South Dakota and the region. Part of the South Dakota State Historical Society. Get in Touch Governors Drive Pierre, SD () Passed a river 90 yards wide the Arikaras call Sur-war-kar-ne. All the water of this river runs in a channel of 20 yards, the current appears gentle. I walked up this river a mile, saw the tracks of white bear, very large, also an old Arikara village partly burnt, fortified.


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The Arikara War by William R. Nester Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Arikara War would become the harbinger of things to unfold in both commercial and political developments The Arikara War book their impact upon America's Western regions. Some would clamor that such conflicts were evidence that Hudson's Bay Company, British agents and others were out to incite Native Americans against American interests in the middle /5(8).

This was a good book I read all but 40 pages or so. I was mainly interested in the buildup to the Arikara War, not the actual conflict, though this book does a good job on that as well from the skimming I did. You get a lot of detailed info on who was trapping upriver, and the actual dollar amounts they The Arikara War book on all the packs they brought down/5.

Taking place inthe Arikara War is noted as the first Plains Indian War between the United States and the western Native Americans. The Arikara, also known as the Arikaree or Ree Indians, were a semi-nomadic group who lived in tipis on the plains of South Dakota for several hundred years.

Primarily an agricultural society, they were often bullied by their nomadic neighbors, especially. The Arikara War is a fine addition to the annals of Native American history, military history, and the history of the fur trade.

From inside the book What people are saying - Write a review. The Arikara War: The First Plains Indian War, offers both white and Indian perspectives as it examines causes and effects of this little, time-lost war.

William Nester's informative, engaging text is enhanced for students of Native American history with paintings by Bodmer, Catlin, Miller, and other period artists.5/5(3). On the attack of the Arikara village, the author says the white soldiers were running out of cannonball, rounds, and powder, but later in the passage, says the attacking white soldiers had plenty of rounds to continue to bombard the Arikara village.

Still, it's a specific topic so the book speaks about that/5. The Arikara War had causes that predated and repercussions long after the summer of This book is a good overview. David J. Wishart, The Fur Trade of the American West (Lincoln, NE, and London: University of Nebraska Press, ).

The Arikara "supplied some of the most faithful and effective Indian scouts" for the Army during the war against the bands of Lakota roaming other peoples' territories in " For tribes subject to Sioux pressure for decades, the combination of revenge and self-defense would constitute a powerful motivation" for joining the whites in.

Section 4: The Arikara War On April 6,Meriwether Lewis and William Clark were organizing their boats and men for the journey up the Missouri River. They had spent the winter at Fort Mandan near the villages of the Mandans and Hidatsas.

The history of the Great Plains has been dominated by scholars focused on the journey of Lewis and Clark, the Battle of the Little Big Horn, and the Ghost Dance phenomenon. Fortunately, William R. Nester has brought historians' attention to an overlooked episode of Plains history, the Arikara War of Strategically situated on the middle Missouri River, the Arikaras had served as middlemen.

Get this from a library. The Arikara War: the first Plains Indian war, [William R Nester] -- William Nester examines causes and effects of this little-known war, drawing the reader into the complex political and economic climate of the time.

War broke out between them that lasted three years. The Awaxawi moved downstream near Fort Yates and built a village near the friendlier Cheyenne.

This conflict with the Hidatsa Proper and temporary residence below the Mandan was prior toas the Awaxawi were in the Painted Woods region during the first recorded smallpox epidemic.

The book is out of print, but can found on the used market. Arikara Indians. The Arikara War: The First Plains Indian War, by William R. Nester (Missoula, MT: The Mountain Press, ). The Arikara War had causes that predated and repercussions long after the summer of This book is a good overview.

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See more ideas about Native american, American indians, Native american indians pins. "The Arikara War is a fine addition to the annals of Native American history, military history, and the history of the fur trade.

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Arikara legend about the origin of Mother-Corn. Recommended Books of Related Native American Legends Myths and Traditions of the Arikara Indians: Collection of Arikara legends and oral history. Sponsored Links Additional Resources The Arikara War Arikara language North Dakota Native Americans Plains Indian tribe names Caddoan language family.

THE ARIKARA WAR: The First Plains Indian War, (Book). Hyer, Joel R. // Journal of the West;Summer, Vol. 42 Issue 3, p Reviews the book 'The Arikara War: The First Plains Indian War, ,' by William R.

Nester. The Arikara War (Book). McGinnis, Anthony // Western Historical Quarterly;Summer, Vol. 33 Issue 2, p The Arikara War took place in August between the United States and the Arikara native Americans near the Missouri River, in present-day South Dakota.

The United States responded with forces of soldiers, Sioux, and 50 trappers[citation needed] under the command of U.S. Army Colonel Henry Rating: % positive. Myths and Traditions of the Arikara Indians offers a selection of narratives from Douglas R.

Parks’s four-volume work, Traditional Narratives of the Arikara Indians. The introduction situates the Arikaras in historical context, describes the recording and translation of the narratives, and discusses the distinctive features of the narratives.

Causes of the Arikara War 95 the Arikara warriors attacked. In a few minutes, their musket balls and arrows destroyed the horses and killed or wounded most of the trappers on the beach.

Caught by surprise and de-feated soundly, Ashley's remaining men scrambled aboard the keelboats and fled downstream,* News of the Arikara attack reached Fort.William R.

Nestor is the author of The Arikara War ( avg rating, 7 ratings, 2 reviews, published ).The Arikara War: The First Plains Indian War, By William R. Nester. Missoula, MT: Mountain Press Publishing Company, Map, illustrations, notes, bibliography, index. pp. $ cloth, $ paper.

The history of the Great Plains has been dominated by scholars focused on the journey of Lewis and Clark, the Battle of the Little Big.