Wounded Knee | 2008

Documentary, Historical
In 1973, American Indian groups took over the town of Wounded Knee, South Dakota to draw attention to the 1890 massacre. Though the federal government failed to keep many of the promises that ended the siege, the event ...more
Director: Stanley Nelson
Writers: Marcia Smith
Stars: N/A

Company

WGBH International

Production Company

Synopsis

In 1973, American Indian groups took over the town of Wounded Knee, South Dakota to draw attention to the 1890 massacre. Though the federal government failed to keep many of the promises that ended the siege, the event succeeded in revealing the desperate conditions of Indian reservation life to the world.

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