TV News LIES

Tuesday, Jul 26th

Last update05:20:13 AM GMT

You are here News Human Rights To whom does Wounded Knee belong?

To whom does Wounded Knee belong?

E-mail Print PDF

Wounded KneeThe administration of President Benjamin Harrison praised the military tactics used by the 7th Cavalry and awarded 20 of the soldiers Medals of Honor.

The New York Times told a different story, writing contemporaneously that the Native Americans had been "robbed when at peace, starved and angered into war, and then hunted down by the government."

At Wounded Knee, as many as 300 unarmed men, women and children were killed. And official reports from some in government criticizing the massacre were simply buried.

For the Sioux descendants still living in the Pine Ridge reservation, who remember first-hand accounts of the atrocity, the news that a key part of that painful history could be sold outside the tribe has come as a shock.

A 40-acre parcel of land that's part of the massacre site is up for sale, and its owner has given the tribe until 1 May to come up with the $3.9m (£2.5m) asking price.

TVNL Comment: How many Americans know the true history of the theft of Native American land by their own government?  So much to be ashamed of....

More...


Most Recent Related Stories...


Dozens of Palestinian leftists on hunger strike in Israeli jails

Palestinians on hunger strikeDozens of Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails have launched a hunger strike in solidarity with Bilal...

Transgender rights bill dropped in Israeli Knesset

transgender bill pulled in Israeli knessetA bill in the Israeli parliament to protect transgender people from hate crimes was abruptly withdrawn...

Turkey to Suspend Human-Rights Convention

Human Rights Convention suspended in TurkeyTurkey will temporarily suspend the European Convention on Human Rights after announcing a state of emergency...

Israel seeks to 'publicly shame' human rights groups

Israel seeks to publicly shame NGO'sThe Israeli government stands accused of waging a campaign of incitement against human rights groups as...
 
America's # 1 Enemy
Tee Shirt
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
TVNL Tee Shirt
 
TVNL TOTE BAG
Conserve our Planet
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
Get your 9/11 & Media
Deception Dollars
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
The Loaded Deck
The First & the Best!
The Media & Bush Admin Exposed!