Treaty of Traverse des Sioux

Treaty of Traverse des Sioux

Storyboard Text

  • We are missionaries and want to tell you about Christianity.
  • We are here to sign a treaty with you.
  • We want to help you.
  • We have traveled from near and far to be here. Not all my men are here though.
  • Summer, 1851 Alexander Ramsey, Henry Sibley and Stephen Riggs arrive at Traverse des Sioux. They were meeting with the Dakota to sign a treaty.
  • We need this land if we plan to grow as a nation!
  • NO! This is OUR land and we are with the British anyways!
  • Now we have no land the US took it from us
  • Where do we go from here?
  • We ask of you to move west of the Mississippi River since you won't be civilized here.
  • $$$$
  • HEY!!! This is our land!! Stop encroaching and violating it!
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