Pine Ridge Reservation (Images of America: South Dakota) by Donovin Arleigh Sprague Established as the Pine Ridge Agency in southwestern South Dakota between Nebraska and the Black Hills in 1878, Pine Ridge became a reservation in 1889. The second-largest reservation in the country, comprised of almost 2 million acres, it is home to 38,000 residents, almost 18,000 of whom are enrolled members of the Oglala Sioux Tribe.
(#64) Sioux Beaded and Fringed Hide Pipe Bag
SIOUX BEADED AND FRINGED HIDE PIPE BAG sinew sewn in opaque beadwork with metal bead accents, with typical geometric designs on each side, the lower cut hide section wrapped in dyed-quillwork; decorated with a small beaded pouch beneath the opening. length without fringe 25 in.
25 Most Insane Shootouts in History
Black Coyote, Lakota Sioux. One version of events claims that a deaf tribesman named Black Coyote was reluctant to give up his rifle, claiming he had paid a lot for it. A scuffle over Black Coyote’s rifle escalated and a shot was fired which resulted in the 7th Cavalry’s opening fire indiscriminately from all sides, killing men, women, and children, as well as some of their own fellow troopers. (Photographer unknown / No date)