Ghost Dance Massacre

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Nobody knows how the battle really started or who shot the first bullet because the us army tried to disarm a deaf person but we do know that this is a very important battle in native american history. We don't know why they thought that Sitting Bull was leading the ghost dance or even why they invaded our camp. We had to fight back but we couldn't do anything to stop them after they were in before we knew it. Sitting Bull had died a few weeks before the incident but that wasn’t gonna stop the dance.
The massacre of Wounded Knee, also so called “The Ghost Dance” War happened because the U.S.felt threatened of all of these indians doing something that they didn’t understand or know what it melt. They can’t be blamed because how would they
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In the first few minutes Chief Big Foot was among first to die. What Bigfoot did not know is that officials had already ordered his arrest. The great chief had become ill and was growing weaker with each hour as pneumonia set in. He had no intentions of fighting and was flying the white flag as a sign of surrender. He had his people set up camp for the night near Wounded Knee Creek on December 28, 1890. As they settled in to sleep, troops of the Seventh Cavalry surrounded them on all …show more content…
4 days after the tragic event they find the 50 ft trench built by the Army, holding 146 bodies 44 women and 18 children the rest were men. and by the time it was over, more than 150 men, women, and children of the Lakota had been killed and 51 were wounded 4 men and 47 women and children, some of whom died later, some estimates placed the number of dead at 300. twenty five soldiers also died, and 39 were wounded at least twenty soldiers were awarded the medal of honor. The awards and called on the U.S. government to rescind them. The place the battle was fought has been designated a Historical

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