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Tim Giago: Lakota people will never forget the Wounded Knee Massacre
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Tim Giago: Lakota people will never forget the Wounded Knee Massacre (December 12, 2016)
Americans may have forgotten Wounded Knee and pushed it to the back pages of history, a bad memory to some, but the Lakota people have not nor will they ever forget this terrible day.

Native Sun News Today: Owner of Wounded Knee massacre site lowers price
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Native Sun News Today: Owner of Wounded Knee massacre site lowers price (December 2, 2016)
When Jim Czywczynski decided to sell the 40 acres of land that is the massacre site of Wounded Knee his asking price was $3.9 million.

Tim Giago: Water protectors must continue to remain peaceful as #NoDAPL fight continues
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Tim Giago: Water protectors must continue to remain peaceful as #NoDAPL fight continues (October 31, 2016)
I have heard some of our young people say that the peaceful protests up on the Standing Rock Reservation are just like the protests at Wounded Knee. WRONG!

Mario Gonzalez: Protecting sacred sites from commercialization
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Mario Gonzalez: Protecting sacred sites from commercialization (September 13, 2016)
There have been several cemeteries and burial grounds that I have been involved in protecting from commercialization and desecration over the years.

Mario Gonzalez: Protecting sacred places from commercialization
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Mario Gonzalez: Protecting sacred places from commercialization (September 6, 2016)
There have been several cemeteries and burial grounds that I have been involved in protecting from commercialization and desecration over the years.

Mike Myers: Historic ties between the Haudenosaunee Confederacy and the Sioux Nation
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Mike Myers: Historic ties between the Haudenosaunee Confederacy and the Sioux Nation (August 30, 2016)
I have been asked to give a deeper account of the history of this relationship as I’ve been told by Sioux and Haudenosaunee elders, so this is my humble effort to do that.

Lakota Country Times: Reunion for descendants of Pine Ridge legend 'Big Bat' Pourier
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Lakota Country Times: Reunion for descendants of Pine Ridge legend 'Big Bat' Pourier (August 8, 2016)
More than 300 people, all descendants of Baptiste 'Big Bat' Pourier, gathered in Rapid City, South Dakota, for a family reunion

Jim Kent: Selling the souls of the 1890 Wounded Knee massacre victims
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Jim Kent: Selling the souls of the 1890 Wounded Knee massacre victims (July 19, 2016)
I’ve never been to a 'battlefield' or a massacre site, but it doesn’t take much of an imagination to understand what it must have been like.

Lakota Country Times: Guns taken from Wounded Knee massacre sold at auction
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Lakota Country Times: Guns taken from Wounded Knee massacre sold at auction (July 14, 2016)
Three rifles removed from the site of the Wounded Knee Massacre by a non-Native woman have been sold at public auction for $137,000.

Editorial: Lakota treaty council supported work at Wounded Knee
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Editorial: Lakota treaty council supported work at Wounded Knee (June 28, 2016)
In 1976 the Lakota Treaty Council tried to schedule a meeting with President Gerald Ford where they hoped to present to him several proposals and arguments including putting a stop to a forced acceptance of the money set aside in the Black Hills Claims Settlement.

Brandon Ecoffey: Native people know tragedy and trauma too well
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Brandon Ecoffey: Native people know tragedy and trauma too well (June 17, 2016)
Throughout the shared history of United States government and Native people there are several examples where gun violence resulted in the slaughter of many indigenous people.

Guns taken from site of 1890 Wounded Knee massacre up for sale
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Guns taken from site of 1890 Wounded Knee massacre up for sale (June 6, 2016)
Also up for sale is a ceremonial pipe that is said to have belonged to Lakota Chief Red Cloud.

Native Sun News: New business sprouts up at Wounded Knee
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Native Sun News: New business sprouts up at Wounded Knee (May 24, 2016)
Just below the Wounded Knee memorial gravesite, sits a boarded-up, run-down brown building that will house a family-run business.

Native Sun News: Oglala elder shares importance of Wounded Knee
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Native Sun News: Oglala elder shares importance of Wounded Knee (April 25, 2016)
The recent attempt to purchase Wounded Knee has been a source of great emotional reaction from those with personal, vested interest and those who continue to be abject voices for those opposed.

Charles Trimble: The facts about the high stakes at Wounded Knee
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Charles Trimble: The facts about the high stakes at Wounded Knee (April 15, 2016)
I have been following this circus since 1968 when I covered the story for the American Indian Press Association.

Tim Giago: Memorial needed at site of Wounded Knee massacre
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Tim Giago: Memorial needed at site of Wounded Knee massacre (April 12, 2016)
When I decided to take on the task of buying the land at Wounded Knee on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota from the white landowner, James Czywczynski, I knew there would be tongues wagging, heads nodding, and even some hints of hate.

Tim Giago: Terror stalks Native people for more than 500 years
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Tim Giago: Terror stalks Native people for more than 500 years (March 31, 2016)
Living in a world of violence and terrorism brings reflections of the 500 year assault upon the Indian people of the Americas and it is something all Americans should read about.

Editorial: South Dakota must own up to its ugly role in genocide
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Editorial: South Dakota must own up to its ugly role in genocide (March 29, 2016)
We cannot change the past but we can at least own up to the ugly as well as the good.

Tim Giago: Childhood memories of Wounded Knee at Pine Ridge
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Tim Giago: Childhood memories of Wounded Knee at Pine Ridge (February 26, 2016)
When some folks say leave Wounded Knee alone; leave it as it was what are they talking about? Do they mean like it was 90 years ago or like it is now?

JaNae Collins: No jokes about the 1890 Wounded Knee massacre
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JaNae Collins: No jokes about the 1890 Wounded Knee massacre (February 15, 2016)
The entertainment industry in Hollywood has fostered a misrepresentation of the Native American identity.

Tim Giago: Wounded Knee was not 'liberated' by AIM activists in 1973
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Tim Giago: Wounded Knee was not 'liberated' by AIM activists in 1973 (January 25, 2016)
Soon there will be posters floating about and advertisements asking residents of the Pine Ridge Reservation to celebrate the 'Liberation' of Wounded Knee in February of 1973.

Oglala Sioux family honors young staff carrier with eagle feather
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Oglala Sioux family honors young staff carrier with eagle feather (January 21, 2016)
Lorrell Goings, 20, led a group of tribal members through the annual ride that honors the victims of the 1890 Wounded Knee massacre.

Brandon Ecoffey: Hoping for the best with sale at Wounded Knee massacre site
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Brandon Ecoffey: Hoping for the best with sale at Wounded Knee massacre site (January 13, 2016)
The truth of the matter is that our people still suffer from the trauma that was engrained in all Lakota DNA on the day of the December 29, 1890, Wounded Knee massacre.

Editorial: Some more about the purchase of Wounded Knee site
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Editorial: Some more about the purchase of Wounded Knee site (January 11, 2016)
The announcement in last week’s Native Sun News that our former publisher, Tim Giago, has signed an agreement to purchase the land at Wounded Knee has caused quite a stir.

Charles Trimble: Thoughts and questions on the sale of Wounded Knee
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Charles Trimble: Thoughts and questions on the sale of Wounded Knee (January 6, 2016)
The story broke on December 29, 2015, the 125th anniversary of the Wounded Knee Massacre, that Lakota publisher Tim Giago has agreed to purchase the 40-acre tract of land that includes the grounds on which the infamous Massacre took place.

Tim Giago: The Wounded Knee massacre and the Moon of Popping Trees
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Tim Giago: The Wounded Knee massacre and the Moon of Popping Trees (January 6, 2016)
While America agonizes over the contents of the Iraq Study Group and weighs the options of extricating its soldiers from the middle of a civil war, the people of the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota will gather on a lonely hill overlooking the demolished village of Wounded Knee.

Native Sun News: 'They killed my father and brother for no reason'
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Native Sun News: 'They killed my father and brother for no reason' (January 5, 2016)
In the preface of Rapid City attorney Mario Gonzalez’s book 'Politics on Hallowed Ground' is a candid story by Wounded Knee Massacre survivor Alice Ghost Horse.

Native Sun News: Tim Giago to buy Wounded Knee massacre site
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Native Sun News: Tim Giago to buy Wounded Knee massacre site (January 4, 2016)
The historic site of Wounded Knee is cold and quiet on this day that marks the 125th Anniversary of the massacre that happened on December 29, 1890.

Tim Giago: The editor who called for genocide of the Sioux people
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Tim Giago: The editor who called for genocide of the Sioux people (December 24, 2015)
L. Frank Baum and Adolph Hitler had one thing in common: both called for the extermination of a race of people.

James Giago Davies: True Indian heroes protect our community
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James Giago Davies: True Indian heroes protect our community (June 22, 2015)
Much of my life has been an underachieving waste, but where I succeeded—I have a family, three boys I love, and I tell them I love them every single day.

James Giago Davies: True believerism and comic book solutions
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James Giago Davies: True believerism and comic book solutions (April 24, 2015)
Back in the lost history of primitive human beings, the first true believer converted the deluded, and they seriously hurt some folks.

Ray Halbritter: Author's family apologized for anti-Indian stance
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Ray Halbritter: Author's family apologized for anti-Indian stance (January 16, 2015)
As a people with centuries of roots in this region, the Oneida Indian Nation has an abiding interest in promoting and preserving this sacred place we all call home.

Ernestine Chasing Hawk: Suffering continues after Wounded Knee
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Ernestine Chasing Hawk: Suffering continues after Wounded Knee (January 16, 2015)
Because the family of Frank L. Baum apologized, am I or other members of the Mniconjou and Hunkpapa Lakota Nations obligated to accept that apology.

Doug George-Kanentiio: Don't blame Oneidas for tribe's actions
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Doug George-Kanentiio: Don't blame Oneidas for tribe's actions (December 31, 2014)
Given that the Oneida Nation has been an advocate for the removal of offensive mascots, the decision to call its proposed casino after Frank L. Baum is as shocking and it is contradictory.

Ernestine Chasing Hawk: Tribe honors man who pushed genocide
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Ernestine Chasing Hawk: Tribe honors man who pushed genocide (December 29, 2014)
When the misstep comes from someone we count on to protect our dignity, our voice, our rights as Indian people, when there’s been a betrayal of the duty we’ve entrusted to them, I must speak.

Tim Giago: Remember the victims of massacre at Wounded Knee
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Tim Giago: Remember the victims of massacre at Wounded Knee (December 22, 2014)
On December 29, 1890, the troops of the U.S. Seventh Cavalry slaughtered nearly 300 men, women and children at the Pine Ridge Reservation community of Wounded Knee.

Mark Tilsen: Teaching about Wounded Knee 1890 and 1973
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Mark Tilsen: Teaching about Wounded Knee 1890 and 1973 (November 10, 2014)
The president and co-founder of Native American Natural Foods wonders why tribal history is mostly ignored in U.S. schools.

Charles 'Chuck' Trimble: Let Crazy Horse's spirit rest in peace
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Charles 'Chuck' Trimble: Let Crazy Horse's spirit rest in peace (October 20, 2014)
Over the past year I have been deeply immersed in Crazy Horse, assisting a good friend who is considering producing a dramatic work on the final months of the Chief’s life.

Tim Giago: Boyhood friend knew where Crazy Horse was buried
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Tim Giago: Boyhood friend knew where Crazy Horse was buried (October 13, 2014)
Where is the burial place of the great Lakota warrior Tasunka Witko; Crazy Horse?

Tim Giago: Media was well represented at Wounded Knee 1973
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Tim Giago: Media was well represented at Wounded Knee 1973 (August 18, 2014)
Newspapers from across the nation and the world found the occupation of Wounded Knee in February 1973 a very hot ticket.

Senate candidate backs holocaust memorial at Wounded Knee
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Senate candidate backs holocaust memorial at Wounded Knee (July 18, 2014)
Larry Pressler said the museum could be built with state and federal funds.

Dick Cavett: Leonard Crow Dog's ceremony in New York City
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Dick Cavett: Leonard Crow Dog's ceremony in New York City (July 14, 2014)
Dick Cavett recalls the time Lakota medicine man Leonard Crow Dog performed a ceremony in New York City.

Tim Giago: Build Indian holocaust museum at Wounded Knee
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Tim Giago: Build Indian holocaust museum at Wounded Knee (May 28, 2014)
It would be prophetic if the Oglala Sioux Tribe would build a holocaust museum to educate and to remind the world of what happened to the indigenous people.

Simon Moya-Smith: Revoke Wounded Knee massacre medals
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Simon Moya-Smith: Revoke Wounded Knee massacre medals (March 19, 2014)
Simon Moya-Smith calls on President Barack Obama to revoke the Medal of Honor for soldiers who participated in the 1890 Wounded Knee Massacre.

Tim Giago: Creating a holocaust museum at Wounded Knee
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Tim Giago: Creating a holocaust museum at Wounded Knee (February 10, 2014)
As a child I rode a tricycle on the sidewalks of Wounded Knee with my playmate Joanne Gildersleeve, the daughter of Clive and Agnes.

Robert Onco, Kiowa veteran who was at Wounded Knee, dies
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Robert Onco, Kiowa veteran who was at Wounded Knee, dies (February 6, 2014)
Robert Charles Onco, a member of the Kiowa Tribe of Oklahoma who was active in the American Indian Movement, died on January 31

Winona LaDuke: Apologies are slow to come from US society
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Winona LaDuke: Apologies are slow to come from US society (February 3, 2014)
Activist Winona LaDuke on the power of saying 'Thank you' and 'I'm sorry.'

Albert Bender: Carter Camp, Ponca warrior, passes at 72
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Albert Bender: Carter Camp, Ponca warrior, passes at 72 (January 24, 2014)
Albert Bender pays tribute to the late Carter Camp, a member of the Ponca Tribe of Oklahoma who was a leader in the American Indian Movement.

Tim Giago: Still waiting for reconciliation in South Dakota
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Tim Giago: Still waiting for reconciliation in South Dakota (January 13, 2014)
In the past 24 years since Governor George Mickelson proclaimed 1990 as the Year of Reconciliation the leadership of South Dakota has found a convenient out.

Carter Camp, Ponca activist at Wounded Knee 1973, passes
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Carter Camp, Ponca activist at Wounded Knee 1973, passes (January 3, 2014)
Carter Camp, a member of the Ponca Tribe of Oklahoma who was a leader of the 1973 occupation at Wounded Knee in South Dakota, passed on.

Jacqueline Keeler: Why we still mourn Wounded Knee 1890
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Jacqueline Keeler: Why we still mourn Wounded Knee 1890 (January 3, 2014)
Jacqueline Keeler reflects on media, mascots and the 1890 Wounded Knee massacre.

Tim Giago: Honor Wounded Knee massacre with tribal holiday
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Tim Giago: Honor Wounded Knee massacre with tribal holiday (December 18, 2013)
It will be 123 years since the unspeakable slaughter of 300 innocent Lakota men, women and children at the hands of the soldiers of the United States Seventh Cavalry at Wounded Kn

Native Sun News: Negotiations continue for Wounded Knee site
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Native Sun News: Negotiations continue for Wounded Knee site (October 28, 2013)
On October 15, the final deadline for sealed bids to be accepted and reviewed by landowner Jim Czywczysnki for the two plots of land he has put up for sale at Wounded Knee and Porcupine Butte passed.

Native Sun News:     Wounded Knee negotiations move forward
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Native Sun News: Wounded Knee negotiations move forward (October 3, 2013)
The final deadline to purchase Jim Czywczysnki’s land at Wounded and Porcupine Butte by means other than a bid at a public auction is less than two weeks away.

Oglala Sioux leader to meet with owner of Wounded Knee site
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Oglala Sioux leader to meet with owner of Wounded Knee site (September 26, 2013)
Bryan Brewer, the president of the Oglala Sioux Tribe of South Dakota, will meet tomorrow with the owner of the Wounded Knee massacre site.

Native Sun News: Auction opens for sale of Wounded Knee site
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Native Sun News: Auction opens for sale of Wounded Knee site (September 16, 2013)
The official public bidding period for the two 40 acre tracts of land at Porcupine Butte and at Wounded Knee owned by Jim Czywczysnki is now up and running until October 15, 2013.

Another deadline passes on sale of Wounded Knee massacre site
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Another deadline passes on sale of Wounded Knee massacre site (September 4, 2013)
A second and 'final' deadline has passed over the sale of the Wounded Knee massacre site in South Dakota.

Native Sun News: Wounded Knee landowner sets 'final' deadline
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Native Sun News: Wounded Knee landowner sets 'final' deadline (August 8, 2013)
Jim Czywcysnki owner of the National historic site of Wounded Knee has set a final date for the Oglala Sioux tribe or a group connected to the tribe to buy the land.

Tim Giago: Oglala Sioux Tribe should buy Wounded Knee land
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Tim Giago: Oglala Sioux Tribe should buy Wounded Knee land (August 1, 2013)
The Wounded Knee Trading Post was started in the early 1930s. At the time of its construction and during the years it operated there were never any complaints from the Survivors of Wounded Knee.

Native Sun News: Offer is  on the table for Wounded Knee site
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Native Sun News: Offer is on the table for Wounded Knee site (July 17, 2013)
On Sunday Jim Czywczynski, owner of the national historic site of Wounded Knee, met face to face with descendants of the Wounded Knee massacre and Oglala Sioux Tribal President Bryan Brewer.

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