CHEYENNE INDIANS. The Cheyenne Indians were one of the plains tribes of the Algonquian family. They were first encountered by white explorers in what is now South Dakota, but in 1868 the Cheyennes were moved to a reservation in Indian Territory. In 1874 they left the reservation and along with Comanches and Kiowas participated in the second battle of Adobe Walls.
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