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Chiefs of said Poncar tribe shall, to the utmost of their power, exert Chiefs to exert themselves to recover horses or other property, which may be stolen or

themselves to

recover stolen taken from any citizen or citizens of the United States, by any indi

property. vidual or individuals of said tribe; and the property so recovered shall be forthwith delivered to the agents or other person authorized to receive it, that it may be restored to the proper owner. And the United States hereby guaranty to any Indian or Indians of said tribe, a full indemnification for any horses or other property which may be stolen from them by any of their citizens: Provided, That the property so stolen cannot be Proviso. recovered, and that sufficient proof is produced that it was actually stolen by a citizen of the United States. And the said Poncar tribe engage, on the requisition or demand of the President of the United States, or of the agents, to deliver up any white man resident among them.

ARTICLE 6. And the Chiefs and Warriors, as aforesaid, promise and engage, that No guns, &c. their tribe will never, by sale, exchange, or as presents, supply any by them to any nation or tribe of Indians, not in amity with the United States, with nation, &c. hos. guns, ammunition, or other implements of war.

tile to the U.S. Done at the Poncar Village, at the mouth of White Paint Creek, the

first below the Qui Carre River, this 9th day of June, A. D. 1825,
and of the Independence of the United States the forty-ninth.

In testimony whereof, the said Commissioners, Henry Atkinson and

Benjamin O'Fallon, and the Chiefs, Head-men, and Warriors, of
the Poncar tribe, have hereunto set their hands, and affixed their
seals.

H. ATKINSON, Br. Gen. U. S. Army.
BENJ. O'FALLON, U. S. Agt. Ind. Aff.

Sho-de-gah-he-or He who makes Smoke. Woh-ge-a-mussee—or the flying Iron.
Ish-ca-da-bee-or Child Chief.

Tee-la-ga-or Buffalo.
Wah-ha-nee-chee — or He who Hides Wah-buc-kee-or the Bull that Leads.
Something.

Wab-ha-nega-or He that has no Knife.
Wah or the Hoe.

Mab-shar-harree-or He walks on land.
O-nam-ba-baa-or Lightning.

Mach-souch-kee-na-pabee - or He who
Tie-e-kee-reemor Big Head with Tangled fears no Bears.
Hair.

Ca-hee-tha-bee-or Black Raven.
Wa-we-shu-shee—or 'The Brave.

Gah-he-ga-or the Relative of the Chiefs. Ou-de-cowee—or The one that has been Na-hee-tapee—or He that Stamps. Wounded.

Na-ne-pa-shee—or One that Knows. Ne-ou-greemor Prairie Apple.

WITNESSES_H. Leavenworth, Col. U. S. Army. S. W. Kearney, Br. Maj. Ist Inf. D. Ketchum, Maj. U. S. Army. G. H. Kennerly, U. S. S. Ind. Agt. John Gale, Surgeon U. S. Army. J. Gantt, Capt. 6th Inf. Wm. Armstrong, Capt. 6th Reg. Inf. S. MacRee, Lieut. 1st Inf. J. Rogers, Lieut. 6th Inf. Thomas Noel, Lieut. 6th Inf. 8. Wragg, Adjt. Ist Reg. Inf. R. Holmes, Lieut. 6th Inf. Thos. P. Gwynn, Lieut. 1st Inf. L.M. Nute, Ll. 6th Inf. Jas. W. Kingsbury, Li. Ist Reg. Inf. M. W. Batman, Licut. 6th Inf. Wm. L. Harris, Ist Inf. R. M. Coleman, A. Surgeon U. S. A. Wm. Gordon. A. Langham. P. X Promo. A. L. Langham, Sec. to the Com.

To the Indian names are subjoined a mark and seal.

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TREATY

June 22, 1825. Proclamation, Feb. 6, 1826.

With the Teton, Yancton, and Yanctonies bands of the Sioux

tribe of Indians. For the purposes of perpetuating the friendship which has heretofore existed, as also to remove all future cause of discussion or dissention, as it respects trade and friendship between the United States and their citizens, and the Teton, Yancton, and Yanctonies bands of the Sioux tribe of Indians, the President of the United States of America, by Brigadier-General Henry Atkinson, of the United States' army, and Major Benjamin O'Fallon, Indian Agent, with full powers and authority, specially appointed and commissioned for that purpose of the one part, and the undersigned Chiefs, head men and Warriors of the Teton, Yancton, and Yanctonies bands of the Sioux tribe of Indians, on behalf of said bands or tribe of the other part, have made and entered into the following Articles and Conditions; which, when ratified by the President of the United States, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate; shall be binding on both parties — to wit:

ARTICLE 1. Supremacy ut It is admitted by the Teton, Yancton and Yanctonies bands of Sioux U.S. acknow. Indians, that they reside within the territorial limits of the United ledged.

States, acknowledge their supremacy, and claim their protection. The said bands also admit the right of the United States to regulate all trade and intercourse with them.

ARTICLE 2. Protection of The United States agree to receive the said Teton, Yancton, and U. S. extended Yanctonies bands of Sioux Indians into their friendship, and under to them.

their protection, and to extend to them, from time to time, such benefits and acts of kindness as may be convenient, and seem just and proper to the President of the United States.

ARTICLE 3. Places for trade All trade and intercourse with the Teton, Yancton, and Yanctonies to be designated bands shall be transacted at such place or places as may be designated by the Presi.

and pointed out by the President of the United States, through his dent.

agents; and none but American citizens, duly authorized by the United States, shall be admitted to trade or hold intercourse with said bands of Indians.

ARTICLE 4. Regulation of That the Teton, Yancton, and Yanctonies bands may be accomtrade with In- modated with such articles of merchandize, &c. as their necessities dians.

may demand, the United States agree to admit and licence traders to hold intercourse with said tribes or bands, under mild and equitable regulations : in consideration of which, the Teton, Yancton, and Yanctonies bands bind themselves to extend protection to the persons and the property of the traders, and the persons legally employed under them, whilst they remain within the limits of their particular district of country. And the said Teton, Yancton, and Yanctonies bands further agree, that if any foreigner or other person, not legally authorized by the United States, shall come into their district of country, for the purposes of trade or other views, they will apprehend such person or persons, and deliver him or them to some United States' superintendent, or agent of Indian Affairs, or to the nearest military post, to be dealt with according to law. And they further agree to give safe conduct to all persons who may be legally authorized by the United States to pass through their country: and to protect, in their persons and property, all agents or other persons sent by the United States to reside temporarily among them.

ARTICLE 5. That the friendship which is now established between the United Course to be States and the Teton, Yancton, and Yanctonies bands should not be pursued in order interrupted by the misconduct of individuals, it is hereby agreed, that ries by indivifor injuries done by individuals, no private revenge or retaliation shall duals, &c. take place, but instead thereof, complaints shall be made, by the party injured, to the superintendent or agent of Indian affairs, or other person appointed by the President; and it shall be the duty of the said Chiefs, upon complaint being made as aforesaid, to deliver up the person or persons against whom the complaint is made, to the end that he or they may be punished agreeably to the laws of the United States. And, in like manner, if any robbery, violence, or murder, shall be committed on any Indian or Indians belonging to said bands, the person or persons so offending shall be tried, and if found guilty, shall be punished in like manner as if the injury had been done to a white man. And it is Chiefs to exert agreed, that the chiefs of the said Teton, Yancton, and Yanctonies themselves to

recover stolen bands shall, to the utmost of their power, exert themselves to recover

property. horses or other property, which may be stolen or taken from any citizen or citizens of the United States by any individual or individuals of said bands; and the property so recovered shall be forthwith delivered to the agents, or other person authorized to receive it, that it may be restored to the proper owner. And the United States hereby guaranty to any Indian or Indians of said bands, a full indemnification for any horses or other property which may be stolen from them by any of their citizens: Provided, That the property so stolen cannot be recovered, and that Proviso. sufficient proof is produced that it was actually stolen by a citizen of the United States. And the said Teton, Yancton, and Yanctonies bands engage, on the requisition or demand of the President of the United States, or of the agents, to deliver up any white man resident

among them.

ARTICLE 6. And the Chiefs and Warriors, as aforesaid, promise and engage, their No arms to be band or tribe will never, by sale, exchange, or as presents, supply any furnished by In

dians to persons nation or tribe of Indians, not in amity with the United States,

with

not in amity guns, ammunition, or other implements of war.

with U.S. Done at Fort Lookout, near the Three Rivers of the Sioux Pass,

this 22d day of June, A. D. 1825, and of the Independence of the

United States the forty-ninth.
In testimony whereof, the said Commissioners, Henry Atkinson and

Benjamin O'Fallon, and the Chiefs, Headmen, and Warriors, of
the Teton, Yancton, and Yanctonies bands, of Sioux tribe, have
hereunto set their hands, and affixed their seals.

H. ATKINSON, Br. Gen. U. S. Army.
BENJ. O'FALLON, U. S. Agt. Ind. Af

war.

Yanctons.

Jai-kan-kan-e—the child chief.
Maw-too-sa-be-kia—the black bear.

Shawa-non, or 0-e-te-kah--the brave.
Wacan-o-bi-gnan—the flying medicine.

Warriors.
Wab-ha-ginga—the little dish.
Cha-pon-ka-the musqueto.

Man-to-dan-za—the running bear.
Eta-ke-nus-ke-an-the mad face.

Wa-can-guela-sassa—the black lightning.
To-ka-00—the one that kills.

Wa-be- la-wa-con- the medicine war 0-ga-tee—the fork.

eagle. You-ja-san-the warrior.

Cam-pes-cah-o-ran-co-the swift shell.
Wah-ta-ken-do-lhe one who comes from Eh-ra-ka-che-ka-la—the little elk.

Na-pe-a-mus-ka-the mad hand.
To-qui-in-too-the little soldier.

J-a-pee—the soldier.
Ha-sas-sah—the loway.

Hoo-wa-gah-hak—the broken leg.

Ce-cha-he-or the burnt thigh.
Tetons-Chiefs.

O-caw-see-non-gea—or the spye.
Ta-tan-ka-guenish-qui-gnan — the mad Ta-tun-ca-see-ha-hue-ka the buffaloe
buffaloe,

with the long foot.
Mah-to-ken-do-ha-cha—the hollow bear.. Ah-kee-che-ha-che-ga-la — the little sol-
E-gue - mon - wa-con- ta — the one that dier.

shoots at the tiger.
In presence of A. L. Langham, Sec. to the Com. H. Leavenworth, Col. U. S.
Army. S. W. Kearney, Br. Maj. Ist Inf. G. H. Kennerly, U. S. S. Ind. Agt. P.
Wilson, U. S. S. Ind. Agt. Wm. Armstrong, Capt. 6th Regt. Inf. R. B. Mason,
Capt. 1st Inf. J. Gantt, Capt. 6th Inf. S. MacRee, Lieut, and Aid-de-camp. Wm.
8. Harney, Lieut. 1st Inf. Thomas Noel, Lieut. 6th Inf. B. Riley, Capt. 6th Inf.
James W. Kingsbury, Lieut. Ist Regt. S. Wragg, Ajt. Ist Regt. G. C. Spencer,
Capt. Ist Inf. A. S. Miller, Lieut. Ist Inf. H. Swearingen, Lieut. Ist Inf. Thos,
P. Gwynn, Lieut. Ist Inf. M. W. Batman, Lieut. 6th Inf. George C. Hutler,
Lieut. 6th Inf. J. Rogers, Lieut. 6th Inf. Wm. Day, Lieut. Ist Inf. John Gale,
Surgeon U. S. Army. D. Ketchum, Maj. U. S. Army. R. H. Stuart, Lieut. Ist luf.
Wm. Gordon. Jean Baptiste Dorion.

To the Indian names are subjoined marks.

July 5, 1825. TREATY WITH THE SIOUNE AND OGALLALA TRIBES
Proclamation,
Feb. 6, 1826.

For the purpose of perpetuating the friendship which has heretoforu existed, as also to remove all future cause of discussion or dissension, as it respects trade and friendship between the United States and their citazens, and the Sioune and Ogallala bands of the Sioux tribe of In. dians, the President of the United States of America, by BrigadierGeneral Henry Atkinson, of the United States' Army, and Major Benjamin O'Fallon, Indian Agent, with full powers and authority, specially appointed and commissioned for that purpose, of the one part, and the undersigned Chiefs, Head-men, and Warriors, of the said Sioune and Ogallala bands of Sioux Indians, on behalf of their bands, of the other part, have made and entered into the following articles and conditions, which, when ratified by the President of the United States, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate, shall be binding on both parties, -to wit :

ARTICLE 1. Supremacy of

It is admitted by the Sioune and Ogallala bands of Sioux Indians, U.S. acknow that they reside within the territorial limits of the United States, acledged.

knowledge their supremacy, and claim their protection. The said bands also admit the right of the United States to regulate all trade and intercourse with them.

ARTICLE 2. The United States agree to receive the Sioune and Ogallala bands of U.S. receive Sioux into their friendship, and under their protection, and to extend to them under them, from time to time, such benefits and acts of kindness as may be

their protection. convenient, and seem just and proper to the President of the United States.

ARTICLE 3. All trade and intercourse with the Sioune and Ogallala bands shall “Places for be transacted at such place or places as may be designated and pointed trade to be de. out by the President of the United States, through his agents; and none President. but American citizens, duly authorized by the United States, shall be admitted to trade or hold intercourse with said bands of Indians.

ARTICLE 4. That the Sioune and Ogallala bands may be accommodated with such Regulation of articles of merchandize, &c. as their necessaties may demand, the trade among the United States agree to admit and licence traders to hold intercourse Indians. with said bands, under mild and equitable regulations : in consideration of which, the Sioune and Ogallala bands bind themselves to extend protection to the persons and the property of the traders, and the persons legally employed under them, whilst they remain within the limits of their particular district of country. And the said Sioune and Ogallala bands further agree, that if any foreigner or other person, not legally authorized by the United States, shall come into their district of country, for the purposes of trade or other views, they will apprehend such person or persons, and deliver him or them to some United States' superintendent, or agent of Indian affairs, or to the commandant of the nearest military post, to be dealt with according to law.–And they further agree to give safe conduct to all persons who may be legally authorized by the United States to pass through their country; and to protect, in their persons and property, all agents or other persons sent by the United States to reside temporarily among them; nor will they, whilst on their distant excursions, molest or interrupt any American citizen or citizens who may be passing from the United States to New Mexico, or returning from thence to the United States.

ARTICLE 5. That the friendship, which is now established between the United Course to be States and the Sioune and Ogallala bands should not be interrupted by pursued in order the misconduct of individuals, it is hereby agreed, that for injuries done ries by indivi. by individuals, no private revenge or retaliation shall take place, but in- duals, &c. stead thereof, complaints shall be made, by the injured party, to the superintendent or agent of Indian affairs, or other person appointed by the President; and it shall be the duty of said Chiefs, upon complaint being made as aforesaid, to deliver up the person or persons, against whom the complaint is made, to the end that he or they may be punished agreeably to the laws of the United States. And, in like manner, if any robbery, violence or murder, shall be committed on any Indian or Indians belonging to the said bands, the person or persons so offending shall be tried, and if found guilty shall be punished in like manner as if the injury had been done to a white man. And it is agreed, that the Chiefs to exert chiefs of said Sioune and Ogallala bands shall, to the utmost of their themselves to power, exert themselves to recover horses or other property, which may

recover stolen

property. be stolen or taken from any citizen or citizens of the United States, by any individual or individuals of said bands; and the property so recovered shall be forthwith delivered to the agents or other person authorized to receive it, that it may be restored to the proper owner. And the United States hereby guaranty to any Indian or Indians of said

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