Native American Cultures Videos

Siege of Wounded Knee

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Siege of Wounded Knee

(4 min) tv-pg

On February 27, 1973, 200 American Indian Movement (AIM) leaders and supporters occupied the South Dakota reservation town of Wounded Knee, site of the infamous massacre of 300 Sioux by the U.S. Seventh Cavalry in 1890. Reporters on the scene relay information about the takeover.