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Published by MacMillan Publishing Company. .
Written in English


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Open LibraryOL11133106M
ISBN 100684182572
ISBN 109780684182575

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A Creek Called Wounded Knee [Douglas C. Jones] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. A Creek Called Wounded Knee [paperback] Jones, Douglas C. [ ]3/5(1). Get this from a library! A creek called Wounded Knee. [Douglas C Jones] -- Custer is dead. Sitting Bull is dead. And the famous 7th Cavalry is on the march. Then came the Ghost Dance, a spiritual call of Indian resistance, that spread like a dry fire among the Lakota Sioux. Get this from a library! A creek called Wounded Knee. [Douglas C Jones] -- It was and the American Plains Indians were a vanquished people, living mostly on reservations. Then came Ghost Dance, a spiritual call of Indian resistance, that spread like a dry fire among. Wounded Knee Massacre (Decem ), the slaughter of approximately – Lakota Indians by U.S. Army troops in the area of Wounded Knee Creek in southwestern South Dakota. The massacre was the climax of the U.S. Army’s late 19th-century efforts to repress the Plains Indians.

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