Facebook Twitter Gplus RSS
magnify
https://bossfucks.com/
Home Black History 365 The anniversary of the Wounded Knee Occupation
formats

The anniversary of the Wounded Knee Occupation

It was a cold February 27th, 1973 when about 200 Oglala Lakota Sioux and members of the American Indian Movement (AIM) occupied the village of Wounded Knee, South Dakota. In protest of a long history of violated treaties and demanding treaties signed by the U.S. government live up to the terms of the 1868 Fort Laramie Treaty.

Wounded Knee was a great victory for the Oglala Sioux as well as all other Indian Nations. For a short period of time in 1973, they were a free people once more and today is the occupation’s 40th anniversary.

large

Information from The Zinn Education Project

The following two tabs change content below.
I help my clients in 15 countries optimize the effectiveness of their writing, editing, marketing, and publishing projects.
 
 Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Reddit Share on LinkedIn
No Comments  comments