The Wounded Knee Massacre [ushistory.org]

The Wounded Knee Massacre [ushistory.org]

Johnny Depp Intends To Buy Site Of Wounded Knee Massacre And Gift It Back To The Native American People

Johnny Depp Intends To Buy Site Of Wounded Knee Massacre And Gift It Back To The Native American People

Massacre At Wounded Knee.  Because of fear and white misunderstanding of the Ghost Dance, Spotted Elk's band of about 300 Miniconjou Lakota and 38 Hunkpapa Lakota near Porcupine Butte were detained and escorted five miles westward to Wounded Knee Creek, where they made camp. On the morning of December 29, 1890, 500 U.S. troops were sent into the camp to disarm the Lakota. An accidental shot set off the massacre.

Massacre At Wounded Knee. Because of fear and white misunderstanding of the Ghost Dance, Spotted Elk's band of about 300 Miniconjou Lakota and 38 Hunkpapa Lakota near Porcupine Butte were detained and escorted five miles westward to Wounded Knee Creek, where they made camp. On the morning of December 29, 1890, 500 U.S. troops were sent into the camp to disarm the Lakota. An accidental shot set off the massacre.

Dec. 29, 1890 Wounded Knee, located on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in southwestern South Dakota, it was the site of two conflicts between North American Indians and representatives of the U.S. government.An 1890 massacre left 150 native Americans dead. This was the final clash between federal troops and the Sioux. In 1973,members of the American Indian Movement occupied Wounded Knee for 71 days to protest conditions on the reservation. A sad history.

Dec. 29, 1890 Wounded Knee, located on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in southwestern South Dakota, it was the site of two conflicts between North American Indians and representatives of the U.S. government.An 1890 massacre left 150 native Americans dead. This was the final clash between federal troops and the Sioux. In 1973,members of the American Indian Movement occupied Wounded Knee for 71 days to protest conditions on the reservation. A sad history.

ڿڰۣ(̆̃̃♥✌✞Lost Bird of Wounded Knee - A Lakota child survived the Wounded Knee massacre (29-12-1890) and was adopted by a prominent white couple... only to endure a life of racism, abuse and poverty. Her poignant story is told in "Lost Bird of Wounded Knee".ڿڰۣ(̆̃̃♥✌✞

ڿڰۣ(̆̃̃♥✌✞Lost Bird of Wounded Knee - A Lakota child survived the Wounded Knee massacre (29-12-1890) and was adopted by a prominent white couple... only to endure a life of racism, abuse and poverty. Her poignant story is told in "Lost Bird of Wounded Knee".ڿڰۣ(̆̃̃♥✌✞

“Spotted Elk” was the name of the famous Lakota Sioux chief, pictured here, who was killed at Wounded Knee.  The Wounded Knee Massacre transpired in 1890, when 152 Sioux were unjustly killed by Union soldiers.  The majority of the Sioux killed were women and children. It was a hot-button issue in American history for many, many years, and remains so.

“Spotted Elk” was the name of the famous Lakota Sioux chief, pictured here, who was killed at Wounded Knee. The Wounded Knee Massacre transpired in 1890, when 152 Sioux were unjustly killed by Union soldiers. The majority of the Sioux killed were women and children. It was a hot-button issue in American history for many, many years, and remains so.

Brothers, (left to right) White Lance, Joseph Horn Cloud, and Dewey Beard (Iron Tail), Wounded Knee Survivors; Minneconjou Lakota

Brothers, (left to right) White Lance, Joseph Horn Cloud, and Dewey Beard (Iron Tail), Wounded Knee Survivors; Minneconjou Lakota

Congressional Medals of Honor were awarded to many of the cavalrymen who fought at Wounded Knee. Despite the current view that the battle was a massacre of innocents, the Medals still stand. Some native American and other groups and individuals continue to lobby Congress to rescind these Medals of dis-Honor.

Congressional Medals of Honor were awarded to many of the cavalrymen who fought at Wounded Knee. Despite the current view that the battle was a massacre of innocents, the Medals still stand. Some native American and other groups and individuals continue to lobby Congress to rescind these Medals of dis-Honor.

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