By David W. Grua
After the Wounded Knee Massacre, the US Seventh Cavalry quickly counted dozens of slain Lakota warriors and left the bodies on the ground. Snow soon engulfed the silent landscape, precluding burial before the New Year. Although the cavalry’s official reports only counted male Lakota casualties, civilians who visited Wounded Knee in the wake of the snowstorm described a horrific scene of men, women, and children shot down as they fled. When an internment team arrived, they were accompanied by ... Read more
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