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32 Franklin Delano Roosevelt

32 Franklin Delano Roosevelt

When Franklin Delano Roosevelt took office in 1933, as many as 2 million sheep grazed on the Navajo Nation. That was in addition to hundreds of thousands of goats, cattle and horses that foraged on the 27,000-square-mile reservation spanning parts of Arizona, New Mexico and Utah. The Navajo population had...
22 Grover Cleveland

22 Grover Cleveland

The day before Grover Cleveland took office as the 22nd president of the United States, Congress passed the Major Crimes Act of 1885, providing for federal jurisdiction over seven major crimes committed by Indians on their own land. The act came in response to Ex Parte Crow Dog, an Supreme...
23 Benjamin Harrison

23 Benjamin Harrison

Nineteen days after taking office, Benjamin Harrison signed a proclamation opening Indian Territory in Oklahoma to settlers. The March 23, 1889 proclamation made 1.9 million acres of “unassigned lands” available to white settlers and kicked off one of the most chaotic chapters in American history. At high noon on 22,...
24 Grover Cleveland

24 Grover Cleveland

Grover Cleveland opened his second term as president of the United States with a call for “humanity and consistency” toward Indians as efforts continued to assimilate them into mainstream American culture. “Our relations with the Indians located within our border impose upon us responsibilities we cannot escape,” he said his...
27 William Howard Taft

27 William Howard Taft

William Howard Taft took office in 1909, the same year America’s first permanent movie studio opened in Fort Lee, New Jersey. Champion Film Company, the precursor of Universal Studios, used its location along the Jersey Palisades to film scenes from the “Wild West,” launching a movie genre that from beginning...
28 Woodrow Wilson

28 Woodrow Wilson

Shortly after taking office in 1913, President Thomas Woodrow Wilson delivered a phonograph address signaling a change in the relationship between the federal government and Indian tribes. This “message to all the Indians,” played on a phonograph donated by Thomas Edison, was part of a traveling expedition to each the...
31 Herbert Hoover

31 Herbert Hoover

Fifty years before Herbert Clark Hoover took office as the 31st president of the United States, he spent eight months living on the Osage Nation in Oklahoma, where he “learned much aboriginal lore of the woods and streams, and how to make bows and arrows.” Hoover, who was six old...
43 George W. Bush

43 George W. Bush

One year before winning the election of 2000, George Walker Bush, then Texas governor and Republican frontrunner in the presidential race, championed for states’ rights, which he believed trumped the rights of tribes. During a trip to Syracuse, New York, in October 1999, Bush, already an adversary to Indian in...

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Native History: Court Rules Standing Bear Is a Man With Rights

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