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This Executive Order, issued by President Rutherford B. Hayes on July 13, 1880, significantly reduced the size of the Fort Berthold Reservation. Created at the behest of the Northern Pacific Railroad, this executive order resulted in a critical loss of Mandan, Hidatsa, and Arikara homelands, hunting grounds, and sacred sites.

Publication Date

7-13-1880

Source

https://catalog.archives.gov/id/117094616

Keywords

Arickaree, Arikara, Sahnish, Ree, Hidatsa, Gros Ventre, Minnetaree, Mandans, Mandan, Nueta, executive order, public domain, reservation, executive mansion

Geographic Subjects

Fort Berthold Reservation, Dakota Territory, Montana Territory, Little Missouri River, Fort Buford Military Reservation, Yellowstone River, Powder River, Little Powder River, Missouri River, Township 158, Township 159, White Earth River, Little Knife River

Organizations Referenced

Mandan Hidatsa and Arikara Nation, MHA Nation, the Three Affiliated Tribes, the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, United States government, Department of the Interior, Indian Affairs, Government Land Office, Northern Pacific Railroad

People Referenced

R.B. Hayes, Rutherford B. Hayes, C. Schurz, Carl Schurz, Roland E. Trowbridge

Disciplines

American Politics | Indigenous, Indian, and Aboriginal Law | Indigenous Studies | Law and Politics | Native American Studies | Political History | United States History

President Hayes's Executive Order, 1880

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