What Happened at Wounded Knee?

Richardson, Heather Cox
January 2015
Cobblestone;Jan2015, Vol. 36 Issue 1, p28
The article discusses the 1890 Wounded Knee Massacre of Sioux Native Americans, including the fear caused by the death of chief Sitting Bull, the attempted migration of a group of Sioux led by chief Sitanka (Big Foot) to the Pine Ridge Reservation, and orders by U.S. Army Colonel James W. Forsyth.


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