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Three photographs showing scenes of the Sioux Indians at Pine Ridge Indian Agency and the Battle of Wounded Knee, South Dakota. It was during this time, when the U. S. Army sought to curb the Sioux Ghost Dance. They killed Sitting Bull and pursued Big Foot. He led his people south to seek protection at the Pine Ridge Reservation. The army intercepted the band on December 28 and brought them to the edge of Wounded Knee Creek to camp. On December 29, 1890, the U.S. Army attacked Big Foot's camp killing him and approximately 300 Sioux. The Battle of Wounded Knee is considered the last major conflict between U.S. troops and Native Americans.

Date: 1890 and 1891

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Battle of Wounded Knee and Pine Ridge, South Dakota - A view of Pine Ridge Indian Agency, South Dakota.  *6Battle of Wounded Knee and Pine Ridge, South Dakota - Gathering of the dead at the Battle of Wounded Knee, South Dakota.  *16Battle of Wounded Knee and Pine Ridge, South Dakota - Birds-eye view of General Carr

Battle of Wounded Knee and Pine Ridge, South Dakota - A view of Pine Ridge Indian Agency, South Dakota. *6

Item Number: 219650
Call Number: E83 .89 *6, 16, 19
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 219650

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