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US House passes bill preserving South Dakota’s Wounded Knee massacre site

Posted on AllSides September 21st, 2023
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• Over a century ago, hundreds of Native Americans in Wounded Knee, South Dakota, were massacred by the U.S. Army. • On Wednesday, legislation introduced by Republican Rep. Dusty Johnson, who sought to place federal protections on the massacre site, was passed by the U.S. House of Representatives. • Forty acres around the Wounded Knee National Historic Landmark in South Dakota were also purchased by multiple tribes to ensure that the area would be preserved as a sacred site. A bill to preserve the site of the Wounded Knee massacre...

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