Meer dan 150 indianen kwamen om het leven. Noord-Amerikaanse indianen een bury my heart at wounded knee dee brown pdf voor de eerloosheid van de blanken. Zij riepen er een vrijstaat uit.

Na 71 dagen werd de bezetting door de autoriteiten gebroken. In 1973 had Redbone in Nederland een nummer 1-hit over deze slachting met het lied “Wounded Knee”. Bij de volkstelling in 2000 werd het aantal inwoners vastgesteld op 328. 24 km rond Wounded Knee. Statistieken, kaarten en andere informatie over Wounded-Knee op city-data. Registreer u vooral en meld u aan.

Dit is echter niet vereist. Een lijst met recente wijzigingen in deze wiki. Deze pagina is voor het laatst bewerkt op 6 jun 2017 om 00:13. Wounded Knee Creek, where they made camp. On the morning of December 29, the U. Cavalry troops went into the camp to disarm the Lakota. Simultaneously, an old man was performing a ritual called the Ghost Dance.

Black Coyote’s rifle went off at that point, and the U. The disarmed Lakota warriors did their best to fight back. As a result, there was unrest on the reservations. Earth in the form of a Native American. According to Wovoka, the Messiah would raise all the Native American believers above the earth. They would then return to earth to live in peace. All this would be brought about by performance of the slow and solemn Ghost Dance, performed as a shuffle in silence to a slow, single drumbeat.

Kicking Bear said the shirts had the power to repel bullets. Ghost Dance, worried that it might be a prelude to armed attack. Among them was the U. Sitting Bull — aid in the plan, to reduce the chance of violence.

Indian police to arrest Sitting Bull. On December 15, 1890, 40 Native American policemen arrived at Sitting Bull’s house to arrest him. Crowds gathered in protest, and the first shot was fired when Sitting Bull tried to pull away from his captors, killing the officer who had been holding him. Additional shots were fired, resulting in the deaths of Sitting Bull, eight of his supporters, and six policemen. As for the ‘Ghost Dance’ too much attention has been paid to it. As regards disarming the Sioux, however desirable it may appear, I consider it neither advisable, nor practicable. Indians because you can, and you will not succeed with the mob element because you cannot.

Sioux nation, without a white soldier. I neglected to state that up to date there has been neither a Sioux outbreak or war. No citizen in Nebraska or Dakota has been killed, molested or can show the scratch of a pin, and no property has been destroyed off the reservation. The difficult Indian problem cannot be solved permanently at this end of the line. It requires the fulfillment of Congress of the treaty obligations that the Indians were entreated and coerced into signing. They signed away a valuable portion of their reservation, and it is now occupied by white people, for which they have received nothing. Their crops, as well as the crops of the white people, for two years have been almost total failures.