By Roger Di Silvestro
On the Pine Ridge Sioux Reservation on January 7, 1891, Lieutenant Edward Casey (the final white soldier to die within the Indian Wars) was once assassinated by way of Lakota warrior lots Horses. 4 days later peaceable Lakota hunters have been ambushed by way of rancher Pete Culbertson and his brothers. based on frontier justice of the day, lots Horses may were summarily hanged and the Culbertsons by no means dropped at trial, yet public opinion, infected by means of the bloodbath at Wounded Knee on December 29, 1890, resulted in lots Horses and the Culbertsons being attempted in civilian courts.
In telling the dramatic tale of those occasions and their impression around the nation, within the Shadow of Wounded Knee indicates the US on the speedy it was once transferring from a wild frontier kingdom right into a glossy country and the way the price of construction the rustic used to be paid not only in human lives yet with the sacrifice of human hopes and desires and the way forward for complete local cultures.
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