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"The Heartbeat of Wounded Knee: Native America from 1890 to Present" (A Review)

  The United States government massacred  185 Miniconjou women, children, nursing babies, and men (1)   Under the clear plains sky. 185 last breaths 185 dreams deferred                                     eternally 185 deaths at Wounded Knee Yes 185 American Indians died, Ojibwe author Treuer acknowledges BUT “no Dee Brown,” the American Indian did not die at Wounded Knee. President Harrison could not bury the Indian with the weight  Of 20 awarded Medals of Honor (2) Twenty times, written The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure The President’s pleasure at the soldiers’ conspicuous bravery In the murder of Miniconjou women and children  Could not bury the Indian Nor did Congress’ deep regret 100 years later resurrect those bodies. The Indian Appropriations Act could not kill the Indian 60,000,000 Bison slaughtered could not kill the Indian TerminatinonRemovalRelocationAssimilationTheGreatMigration None. Of. It. The hundreds of Treat

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