The Last Frontier (Ariane) (MAIN IDEAS (The governement forces the N.As to…
The Last Frontier
[ = the Indian territoy: "a country of our own, a land of meadows and mountains and tall pine forests" (Little Wolf)]
( = place where the American government is established)
(Native Americans ' home)
The governement forces the N.As to leave in reservations
Agent John Miles refuses the request, because he obeys the government's decisions: they have to stay there.
The Cheyenne tribe wants to leave this place because much people die since they are here
The two Cheyenne chiefs ask Agent John Miles to let them go to Washington to get permission to leave the reservations.
N.As want to go back their land
Two Cheynne chiefs asked Agent John Miles to leave the reservations
PEOPLE (& their roles)
Two Cheyenne chiefs
: Dull Knife & Little Wolf
They take decisions for all N.As and speak for all of them.
Agent John Miles
He is in charge of the agency for the Cheyenne (a tribe).
He translates what the N.As say.
: the date of the story. It is a little time after the Indian Appropiations Act, which forced the N.As to live in Réservations from 1871