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Wounded Knee Siege Ends

On May 6, 1973, 71 days after the American Indian Movement (AIM) held the South Dakota town of Wounded Knee hostage, a report recaps the events of the takeover and the subsequent agreement to end the occupation. The siege had been staged to call attention to government mistreatment of Native Americans.

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