Houses of the Oglala Tribe

Drying Buffalo Meat - A Typical Camp Scene (Ernst Henry Griset)

Of the early history of this, the principal division of the Teton, nothing is known. During the first years of the last century they were discovered by Lewis and Clark on the banks of the upper Missouri, south of the Cheyenne River, in the present Stanley County, South Dakota. They hunted and roamed over a



Houses of the Teton Tribe

Page of Kurz's Sketchbook, showing Fort Pierre and Indian encampment, July 4, 1851.

The Teton, moving westward from their early habitat to the east and north of the Minnesota, were encountered on the banks of the Missouri by Captains Lewis and Clark when they ascended the river, during the early autumn of 1804. On September 26 of that year the expedition reached the mouth of Teton River (the



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