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The Intense War Between the Modoc Tribe and the U.S.

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The Intense War Between the Modoc Tribe and the U.S.

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The struggle for local Native American tribes of California to hold on to their lands came to a head at Lava Beds National Monument, in 1873. There, 60 members of the Modoc tribe managed to hold off 600 U.S. soldiers.

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