Cheyenne Bound

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Lakota elder rode 800 miles 800 1 287.5 kilometers
from Lancaster missouri to great frontier and era that long gone.ride took place in 1986.

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Submitted: February 13, 2012

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Cheeyenne Bound

The Lakota where know has the greatest horseman in native american indian history, in 1986 Lakota He Who knows a relative of the sitting bull family,

took a ride into the history of the lakota nation, a story well reported by a magizine.the ride began in lancaster missouri and road to the great plains of 

cheyenne. the horseback ride of 800 miles took two months to complete rideing though the rain storms. a man of raw courage wearing feathers on his hat

and beads and feathers on his quarter horse.he was at the age of 58 today he 84 years old. he was born on the pine ridge indian reservation in  1928

born in a tipi. his is a full blood lakota and his mother was cherokee.the ride was a ride of many emotions he who knows being lakota his people rode

many times across the great plains, 

Lakota He Who knows now at the 84 years of age is a man who life shows the true grit and spirt of the lakota people.

he left the reservation life at very young age to try save some of the lakota way,

at the time lakota he who knows was born in 1928 the pine ridge was going though major changes

 

Another provision in the 1928 Pine Ridge constitution

The Indian Reorganization Act and The Loss of. Tribal Sovereignty
 destroyed traditional tribal government on the reservations. In essence, the federal government replaced tribal councils and courts that had once given the tribes autonomy with its own legal structures.When Congress adopted the Indian Reorganization Act of 1934 (P.L. 73-383), in many respects it intended to allow Native Americans to resurrect their culture and traditions lost to government . the federal government replaced tribal councils and courts that had once given the tribes autonomy with its own legal structures.
In the recent past Lakota history beginning in the early 1950's, a USA government program called Relocation was created for Native peoples. Under this program, the United States government would pay all expenses for Native people to move off the reservation and into a major U.S. city. The USA government promised that if the Native people would sign up for this program, that these Native families would receive good jobs, nice homes in nice neighborhoods, nice schools with high quality education for their children, among many other promises. Thus, a lot of Native families signed up for Relocation. 


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Lakota elder rode 800 miles 800 1 287.5 kilometers
from Lancaster missouri to great frontier and era that long gone.ride took place in 1986.

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