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40th Anniversary of Wounded Knee 1973 (Feb 27 - May 5). The Wounded Knee incident in 1973 saw 200 Oglala Lakota and followers of the American Indian Movement (AIM) seize and occupy the town of Wounded Knee. The activists chose the site of the 1890 massacre for its symbolic value. The Wounded Knee Massacre was on Dec 29 1890, the last battle of the American Indian Wars - between 150 and 300 men, women and children of the Lakota Sioux were killed that day (or died from their wounds soon after).

Wounded Knee Massacre occurred on December 29,1890 near Wounded Knee Creek, South Dakota where nearly 300 Native Americans were killed.

This is believed to be an image of Lakota Sioux Native American "Little", who, along with 150 other Native Americans, were slaughtered in the Wounded Knee Massacre December 29th, 1890 in South Dakota. Learn more: www.ancientfaces....

This picture of the Miniconjou Sioux band was taken near the site of the Wounded Knee massacre one month before the December 1890 massacre where hundreds of Indians were killed. (Photographer unknown / No date / Original)

This picture of the Miniconjou Sioux band was taken near the site of the Wounded Knee massacre one month before the December 1890 massacre where hundreds of Indians were killed. (Photographer unknown / No date / Photoshopped)

Bird's Eye View of Complete Battle Ground at Wounded Knee, Jan. 1891

December 29, 1990. Photographer James Cook's beautiful image of the ride to the site of the Wounded Knee massacre to commemorate the centennial.

Aftermath of Massacre at Wounded Knee occurring on December 29, 1890 :: Great Plains People