Dimensions / Weight
Dimensions: 1.625" H x 3.125" W
Printed, thick paper ticket.
This ration ticket from the Rosebud Agency was issued to Lodge Back, Brule Sioux, South Dakota.
In 1883 an agreement was made with the Sioux of various tribes. The agreement made pursuant to an item in the sundry civil act of Congress, approved 7 August 1882. It provided "for said Indians a permanent home where they may live after the manner of white men, and be protected in the rights of property, person and life, therefore to carry out such policy it is agreed that hereafter the permanent of the various bands of said Indians shall be upon the separate reservations hereinafter described and set apart."