1890 (29 December): The 7th US Cavalry commanded by Col. James Forsyth massacre 300 unarmed and peaceful Lakhota Sioux Indians, many of them women and children, at Wounded Knee Creek (Chankpe Opi Wakpala), South Dakota – a Lakota encampment on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation – after a fruitless search for weapons in their encampment. 6,615 more words
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Several recent conversations and readings have had me thinking about the potency and perniciousness of FBI infiltration of radical political organizations in the USA. The damage that infiltration does seems to extend far beyond the obvious and direct repression it facilitates; the most harmful aspect, in my eyes, is the culture of paranoia that the knowledge of this infiltration spawns. 409 more words
A students look at the events of Anna Mae Aquash’s death.
“If someone follows carefully in my footsteps, they will learn what I know”
– Anna Mae Aquash 1975… 4,102 more words
(This below is from the Vancouver Sun. Within a day or two I will be writing a more personalized blog on this whole affair. I believe and will always believe in John Boy’s innocence and am heartbroken about today’s news…joe) 1,390 more words