TREATY WITH THE SANS ARCS INDIANS. OCTOBER 20., 1865. 731 Treaty between the United States of America and the Sans Ares Band of Dakota or Sioux Ihdians ; Uoncluded October 20, 1865; Ratvgficdtion advised, with Amendment, March 5, 1866; Proclaimed March 17, 1866. ANDREW JOHNSON, PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, Oot. 20, 1865. ro Am. mm smenmn ro wnom: crassa rnnsmus snnn coma, onnnrme: Wmsnnas a treaty was made and concluded at Fort Sully, in the Ter- Preamble. ritory of Dakota, on the twentieth day of October, in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and sixty-five, by and between Newton Edmunds, Edward B. Taylor, Major-General S. R. Curtis, Brigadier- General H. H. Sibley, Henry W. Reed, and Orrin Guernsey, Commis— sioners, on the part of the United States, and Wah·mun-dee-o-pee-dootah, (The War Eagle with the 'Red Tail,) Cha-tau'-hue, (The Yellow Hawk,) and other chiefs and headmen of the Sans Ares band of Dakota or Sioux Indians, on the part of said band of Indians, and duly authorized thereto by them, which treaty is in the words and Figures following, to wit: —- Anrxcnns or A Tamar? made and concluded at Fort Sully, in the Ter- Contracting ritory of Dakota, by and between Newton Edmunds, Governor and P’*'F*°°· ex-officio superintendent of Indian affairs of Dakota Territory, Edward B. Taylor, superintendent of Indians affairs for the northern superintendency, Major-General S. R. Curtis, Brigadier-General H. H. Sibley, Henry W. Reed, and Orrin Guernsey, Commissioners on the part of the United States, duly appointed by the President, and the undersigned chiefs and headmen of the Sans Ares band of Dakota or Sioux Indians. Anrrcnn I. The Sans Ares band of Dakota or Sioux Indians, repre- _ Authority and sented in council, hereby acknowledge themselves to be subject to the Kzdiiwggk exclusive jurisdiction and authority of the United States, and hereby ob- gqkuqwlgdggd ligate and bind themselves, individually and collectively, not only to cease all hostilities against the persons and property of its citizens, but to use their influence, and, if requisite, physical force, to prevent other bands of Dakota Indians, or other adjacent tribes, from making hostile demonstrations against the government or people of the United States. ARTICLE II. Inasmuch as the government of the United States is Persons and desirous to arrest the effusion of blood between the Indian tribes within g_‘;%g:'g3&’%:’ its jurisdiction hitherto at war with each other, the Sans Ares band of cm ,,;;;,,.,1;,,4, Dakota or Sioux Indians, represented in council, anxious to respect the wishes of the government, hereby agree to discontinue for the future all attacks upon the persons or property of other tribes, unless first attacked by them, and to use their influence to promote peace everywhere in the region occupied or frequented by them. Anrrcnn III. All controversies or differences arising between the Controversies Sons Ares band of Dakota or Sioux Indians, involving the question of ttgtggosgfgétu peace or war, shall be submitted for the arbitrament of the President, or mom; or me Such person or persons as may be designated by him, and the decision P'°¤id°¤*· or amrd shall be faithfully observed by the said band represented in coun
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