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The Night Before Wounded Knee

The Night Before Wounded Knee

I will fill in today’s news tomorrow, because there is nothing that cannot wait, and today, and tomorrow, are anniversaries…. On the clear, cold morning of December 29, 1890, on the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota, three U.S. soldiers tried to wrench a valuable Winchester away from a young Lakota man. He refused to give up his hunting weapon; it was...

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Lakota Lakotas Pine Ridge Reservation South Dakota Winchester Wounded Knee