Map of Indian Reservations in 1888

Map of Indian Reservations.jpg

Dublin Core

Title

Map of Indian Reservations in 1888

Subject

Map of Indian reservations set aside for Native Americans with the passage of the Indian Appropriations Act of 1851

Description

Resource is a map of Indian reservations that Indians of the West were forced upon. Highlighted in tan these areas include majorities of Oklahoma, Arizona, and the Dakotas with spaced-out areas in Montana, Washington, Minnesota, Utah, Colorado, and the Pacific Northwest

Creator

Office of Indian Affairs

Publisher

Library of Congress

Date

1888

Contributor

Indian Appropriations Act of 1851 which established the forced removal of indigenous people from their land on to reservations

Rights

Rights to the image belong to the Library of Congress

Format

.jpeg

Language

Egnlish

Type

Map

Identifier

Used the source to showcase the Indian reservations created in the Indian Appropriations Act of 1851

Coverage

Source is relevant in my discussion of relations between the United States and Native Americans. The map showcases the limited territory granted to indigenous people

Citation

Office of Indian Affairs, “Map of Indian Reservations in 1888,” The Making of the Modern U.S., accessed January 27, 2022, http://projects.leadr.msu.edu/makingmodernus/items/show/744.