Funeral of 1891

Funeral of Indian police during the trouble of 1891
Copy print published by A.G. Johnson

View of the funeral of the Standing Rock Agency police in a civilian cemetery South Dakota, shows a group of whites and Native Americans, including agency police in uniform, around the graves and a tall wooden cross.  The agency police were sent to arrest Sitting Bull on December 15, 1890, when a fight broke out killing them and the Hunkpapa Lakota leader.


Photo courtesy of the Denver Public Library, Western History/Genealogy Department



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Credits:
Funeral of Indian police during the trouble of 1891, courtesy of the Denver Public Library, Western History/Genealogy Department - Reproduction Number  X-31481.  Created/Published, December 1890.  Copy print possibly published by A.G. Johnson.  The Denver Public Library - http://www.denver.lib.co.us/

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