Native American

Massacre at Wounded Knee, 125 Years Ago Today

From This Week in History, the peace and justice history calendar of Peacebuttons.info: December 29, 1890. The U.S. Army killed approximately 300 Oglala Sioux at Wounded Knee, in the new state of South Dakota. The 7th Cavalry (Custer’s old command) fired their artillery amidst mostly unarmed women, children, and fleeing men. The Wounded Knee Massacre was…