Miles of the United States Army. At the End of the Indian Wars, 3 Star General Miles was to be given the Gauntlets that were commissioned by the tribe at Ft. They were started but never finished because of the rumors about General Miles involvement at the Wounded Knee Massacre. However after reading this account of account the Generals memoirs taken from Wikipedia. In April 1890, Miles was promoted to major general in the Regular Army and became the commander of the. Military Division of the Missouri. That same year, the last major resistance of the. On the Lakota reservations, known as the. Brought Miles back into the field. His efforts to subdue the Sioux led to. S death and the massacre of about 300 Sioux. This included women and children at. On December 29, 1890. Miles was not directly involved at Wounded Knee and was critical of the commanding officer. Just two days after the event, Miles wrote to his wife, describing Wounded Knee as “the most abominable criminal military blunder and a horrible massacre of women and children”. After his retirement from the army, he fought for compensation payments to the survivors of the massacre. Overall, he believed that the United States should have authority over the Indians, with the Lakota under military control. The Gauntlets were finished in 2000 although, the light has slightly changed the bead shade from 1890 to 2000 as you can see. From the pictures, even though the same beads were used from the batch that were used in 1890. The item “Native American Beaded Gauntlet Gloves 1800’s Smoked Ceremonial Indian Made” is in sale since Saturday, March 03, 2018. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Cultures & Ethnicities\Native American\ US\1800-1934\Clothing & Moccasins”. The seller is “k9wardog2015″ and is located in Seattle, Washington. This item can be shipped to United States.
- Provenance: Ownership History Available
- Tribal Affiliation: Lakota
- Country/Region of Manufacture: United States
- Origin: North Dakota
- Artisan: Bear