Pawnee Timeline

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  • c. 1250
    Pawnee are established in regions of modern Kansas and Nebraska.
  • 1541
    First encounter of Pawnee with Europeans through Coronado's expedition.
  • c. 1680
    Pawnee encounter the French.
  • 1833
    Pawnee cede their lands to the US Government.
  • 1873
    Battle of Massacre Canyon; Pawnee ambushed and defeated by Sioux war party.
  • 1875
    Pawnee relocate to Indian Territory in modern-day Oklahoma.