The Treaty of Fort Laramie (or Sioux Treaty of 1868) guaranteed the sacred Black Hills as part of the Great Sioux Reservation, set aside for the exclusive use by the Lakota (Sioux) people. The treaty was agreed between the United States and the Lakota, and ended Red Cloud's War (1866-1868).
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