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Ration Ticket

Ration Ticket

Date: 1883
Catalog #: NMAI 239391    Accession #: Loan
Credit: National Museum of the American Indian

Dimensions / Weight

Dimensions: 1.625" H x 3.125" W

Physical Description

Printed, thick paper ticket.

Specific History

This ration ticket from the Rosebud Agency was issued to Lodge Back, Brule Sioux, South Dakota.

General History

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."


Country: United States
State: South Dakota
Era: Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
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