TV News LIES

Saturday, Mar 28th

Last update05:52:25 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...


Rights group accuses Palestinians of war crimes in 2014 Gaza conflict

War crimes in GazaAmnesty International said in a report Thursday that Palestinian organizations had committed war crimes during the...

Florida no longer safe haven for war criminals as US prosecutors take action

salvator war criminalAs one of an estimated 3.6 million senior citizens living in Florida, Carlos Eugenio Vides Casanova...

Slavery taints global supply of seafood

Thai seafood slavery The Burmese slaves sat on the floor and stared through the rusty bars of their locked...

Shannon Airport: Ireland's Gateway to Torture

Shannon Airport gateway to tortureDespite Ireland's steadfast denials, activists have gathered evidence of the country's link to US rendition and...
 
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!