On February 27 The Occupation of Wounded Knee Began

In Crime, Native Americans, U.S History on March 1, 2009 by Editor Z

The seventy-one day long Siege at Wounded Knee began when members of the American Indian Movement (AIM) and other Native American Activists seized several facilities at the Ogoloua Sioux Pine Ridge Indian Reservation. It would touch off a standoff with FBI and government agents that would capture the attention of the world.



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