‘Trail of Broken Treaties’: How the 1973 Wounded Knee Occupation Came To Be
Rapid City Journal
50 ago the American Indian Movement occupied Wounded Knee with the goal of changing the way the Oglala Sioux governed themselves. AIM also sought to raise the profile of Native Americans -- Wounded Knee was the scene of one of the nation’s worst massacres of Sioux children, women and men near the end of the 19th Century.
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