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On this day in 1973, about 200 inhabitants of the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation protested racism and unfair treatment from the government by occupying the grave site of the Sioux Indians killed during the Wounded Knee massacre of 1890. Federal marshals surrounded the demonstrators, and the siege lasted until May 8.

SOUTH DAKOTA — Russell Means, leader of the American Indian Movement, 1973.

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