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We Remember Wounded Knee
Maker: Bruce Carter; Akwesasne Notes; Glad Day Press
Date Made: 1973
Place Made: United States: New York, New York
Measurements: 62 cm x 50 cm; 24 7/16 in x 19 11/16 in
Main Subject: Native Americans; Viet Nam War Era
Materials: paper (fiber product)
We Remember Wounded Knee 1890-1973 This poster is taken from one of a series of original woodcuts on Wounded Knee by Bruce Carter to whom we are grateful. This posters is one of a series available. Write: AKWESASNE NOTES, Mohawk Nation, via Rooseveltown, NY. 13683
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Founded in the late 1960s, Akwesasne Notes is a Native American news journal published by The Mohawk Nation. Known as "the Voice of Indigenous Peoples." Akwesasne Notes is dedicated to the presentation, preservation, perpetuation, and portrayal of Native cultures of the Americas and throughout the world. In the 1970s they also produced series of posters on Native Peoples.
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The Wounded Knee Massacre, occurred December 29, 1890 at Wounded Knee Creek on Pine Ridge Oglala Sioux Reservation, South Dakota. Among the 300 Sioux killed were many women and children. On February 28, 1973, members of the American Indian Movement (AIM) seized the village of Wounded Knee to protest injustices against their tribes, treaty violations, and current abuses and repression against their people. They challenged federal authorities to repeat the 1890 massacre. During the standoff, two members of AIM were killed, one FBI agent was paralyzed, and many Native Americans were wounded.