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Native History: AIM Occupation of Wounded Knee Begins

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Native History: AIM Occupation of Wounded Knee Begins

This Date in Native History: On February 27, 1973, about 250 Sioux Indians led by members of the American Indian Movement converged on South Dakota’s Pine Ridge Reservation, launching the famous 71-day occupation of Wounded Knee. Set in the same impoverished village as the 1890 Wounded Knee massacre, the called...