Wounded Knee

Wounded Knee

Granger
1890
Native Americans wanted to maintain their tribal identity. A religious revitalization campaign started in which they would do the ghost dance. The government feared an uprising so they sent troops to an encampment. The troops opened fire, killing around 200 Indians.

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