Beginning on Feb. 27, 1973, 83 years later, Wounded Knee was the site of a 71-day standoff between the American Indian Movement and federal law enforcement officials.
The “We Remember” poster is by Bruce Carter and archived at the Library of Congress.
Episode 5 from the excellent documentary We Shall Remain includes Wounded Knee history.
Listen to the song “Wounded Knee” by Joe DeFilippo and performed by the R. J. Phillips Band, a group of Baltimore studio musicians. Watch a video of the song below.
Below are resources on Native American history and contemporary issues for teaching outside the textbook.