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On this day in history – Dec. 29, 1890 – U.S. Army massacres Indians at Wounded Knee

Posted on Friday, December 29, 2017 at 9:52 am

Dec
29
THIS DAY IN HISTORY

1890
U.S. Army massacres Indians at Wounded Knee
On this day in 1890, in the final chapter of America’s long Indian wars, the U.S. Cavalry kills 146 Sioux at Wounded Knee on the Pine Ridge reservation in South Dakota. Throughout 1890, the U.S. government worried about the increasing influence at Pine Ridge of the Ghost Dance spiritual movement… read more »

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