And here I thought we were bonding. I am sort of glad you are mad, I was running out of Indian chief names (off the top of my head).<quoted text>
That ANYONE was hung for trying to feed their families when the BIA (a joke from its inception) and others stole what was intended for the NAs, forcing the NAs hand, is a crime I will never excuse.
We're finished here, LTE. My name is neither Geronimo nor Cochise. You may find yourself charming and witty but I do not. Patronising and condescending is exactly what you are and I prefer to deal with people who don't take that approach.
The Bureau of Indian Affairs was always a back water federal department and notorious for it's poor operation. I think George W. Bush started an overhaul but I have no idea how far that has gotten.
My point was Lincoln wasn't out to get the American Indian, so the website you posted is invalid. That site is politically/racially biased history.