Eleven. Theodore Roosevelt and the Indians

  1. Serge Ricard
  1. Roger L. Nichols Ph.D.

Published Online: 24 NOV 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781444344233.ch11

A Companion to Theodore Roosevelt

A Companion to Theodore Roosevelt

How to Cite

Nichols, R. L. (2011) Theodore Roosevelt and the Indians, in A Companion to Theodore Roosevelt (ed S. Ricard), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444344233.ch11

Editor Information

  1. Roosevelt Study Center, Middelburg, The Netherlands

Author Information

  1. University of Arizona, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 24 NOV 2011
  2. Published Print: 16 SEP 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781444331400

Online ISBN: 9781444344233



  • Theodore Roosevelt and the Indians;
  • TR's role in national affairs;
  • Hermann Hagedorn's The Works of Theodore Roosevelt;
  • Indians and savagery;
  • tribal violence and disorder, TR vilifying Native Americans;
  • The Winning of the West and his Ranch Life and the Hunting Trail;
  • Seneca chief corn planter, being impressive orators;
  • TR's thoughts on Indians, confused and contradictory


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Indians and Savagery

  • Bases for Ideas

  • Political Career

  • Imperialism

  • References

  • Further Reading