Wounded Knee - The Forgotten History of the Native American Gun Confiscation

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Not exactly our Government’s finest moment....

The Wounded Knee Massacre: The Forgotten History of the Native American Gun Confiscation

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However, President Harrison had an election around the corner and wasn’t in a position to look bad. Miles’ report was dismissed. Instead, the Cavalry men were made out as heroes against the Indian “savages.” And in the Spring of 1891, the president awarded the “first of 20 Medals of Honor” to the soldiers who disarmed then slaughtered the Sioux at Wounded Knee.”
 
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