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TREATY WITH THE INDIANS

March 16, 1854

Franklin Pierce, President of the United States of America, to all and singular to whom these presents shall come, Greeting: [[superscript]] 1 [[/superscript]] 

Whereas a Treaty was made and concluded at the City of Washington, on the sixteenth day of March, one thousand eight hundred and fifty-four, by George W. Manypenny, Commissioner on the part of the United States, and the Omaha tribe of Indians, which treaty is in the words following, to wit:

Articles of Agreement and convention made and concluded at the City of Washington this sixteenth day of March, one thousand eight hundred and fifty-four, by George W. Manypenny, as Commissioner on the part of the United States, and the following named chiefs of the Omaha tribe of Indians, viz: Shon-ga-ska, or Logan Fontenelle; E-esta-mah-za, or Joseph Le Flesche; Gra-tha-nah-je, or Standing Hawk; Gah-he-ga-gin-gah, or Little Chief; Tha-wah-gah-ha-, or Village Maker; Wah-no-ke-ga, or Noise; So-da-nah-ze, or Yellow Smoke; they being thereto duly authorized by said tribe.

Article 1. The Omaha Indians cede to the United States
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1. OO-Mah-Ha Ta-Wa-Tha (Omaha City)
Fannie Reed Giffen with illustrations by Susette La Flesche Tibbles (Bright Eyes)
1854-1898 Published by the Authors, Lincoln, Nebraska
1898 Press of F.B.Festner, Omaha
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