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One Thousand White Women Setting & Symbolism

Jim Fergus
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BFI

BFI is the Brides for Indians program developed by the U.S. Government as an effort to teach the Indian savages the ways of the white man,and to inter-breed and ultimately, assimilate the two cultures.

Red Cloud Agency

Red Cloud Agency is an Indian reservation that has been sorely neglected by the U.S. government, its residents living in poverty and hopelessness. Little Wolf takes his group to Red Cloud where they witness what life in a reservation is like.

Camp Robinson, Fort Laramie, Fort Fetterman

US Army forts where the white brides stayed as they traveled toward Indian country wilderness.

lodge

A lodge is a tipi, or Cheyenne tent, which often houses several people or accommodates group meetings.

houe

Houe is the Cheyenne word for assent, or "yes"

parfleche

A parfleche is a folding case made of buffalo rawhide carried by the horses or mules...

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