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Dawes Act and Commission: Topics in Chronicling America

Search Strategies & Selected Articles

The links below provide access to a sampling of articles from historic newspapers that can be found in Chronicling America. You can further explore the topic of the "Dawes Act and Commission" using the following search strategies:

  • Use the following terms in combination, proximity, or as a phrase:
    Dawes Act, Dawes Commission, General Allotment Act, Five Tribes, Indians, Indian land, Chippewas, Choctaws, Cherokees, fraud, severalty
  • It is important to use a specific date range if looking for articles for a particular event in order to narrow your results. To narrow your results for this topic, search between 1887 and 1925.

Selected Articles from Chronicling America