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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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The Sun Rose and Set on Their Land

The next tribe we encounter along our southward journey on the Great Plains Trail is the Lakota.  The Lakota is a member of the larger Great Sioux Nation.  The Great Sioux Nation  consists of 7 tribes known in the Lakota … Continue reading

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