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Wounded Knee – at 124

Having mentioned the 150th anniversary of Sand Creek Massacre, I’ll follow it up with a more timely (it happened today in history), less momentous (it happened 124 years ago), but equally awful anniversary: Wounded Knee. On December 29th, 1890, the … Continue reading

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Proving Up

I just finished a book called Ghost Dances – Proving Up on the Great Plains by Josh Garrett-Davis.  (The link above is to the author’s website and contains a nice little video promoting the book).  “Proving Up” refers to homesteaders … Continue reading

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