KSPS Documentaries

The Dawes "Allotment" Act

Clip: Special | 2m 7s

In 1887, the Dawes act (also known as the Allotment Act) was passed, which was an attempt to integrate Native Tribes into white society. Reservation land was divided up and individual members were assigned parcels of land to farm.

Aired: 12/11/17

Rating: NR

Video has closed captioning.

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