Indian Raids and Conflict with white settlers

  • Created by: Davwi
  • Created on: 10-02-19 17:39

Raids on other tribes

  • Fighting men were very important to a tribe due to their hunting of the buffalo.
  • Raids only ever went ahead if they thought it would work, and raiders escaped quickly if there was too much opposition.
  • Only selected brotherhoods went on raids, which would reduce losses if the raid failed.
  • Coup means success. Counting was a type of fighting in which a warrior woukd attempt to hit/touch an opponent rather than kill and escape without being injured or killed. It demanded a lot of skill and bravery and gained the warrior lots of respect in success.

White settlers' attitudes toward


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