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Awakenings: Arrival of the “Ghost Dance”

on December 29, 2012

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Arrival of the “Ghost Dance

This Day in History: December 29, 1890 –
Massacre at Wounded Knee 

How did it begin, this hate for the Indian nation?  They were, after all, native to America well before the arrival of the “white man.”

Sharla Shults‘s insight:

Such senseless killing and for what end? And the senselessness has not stopped to this day!

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7 responses to “Awakenings: Arrival of the “Ghost Dance”

  1. aquaverse says:

    I reviewed a book, “Magic WOrds,” about the Jewish translator and member of the Ponce, who were decimated on the Trail of Tears, during which Julius One-Tongue’s betrothes saves many, only to die herself. Even if we belong to a more aggressive culture that has prevailed in a Darwinian sense, if we are human, we must witness and tell the truth about how we arrived where we are now.

    • catnipoflife says:

      You NAILED that one! America’s history is dark in many, many places. Even for a country based on values and honor, the blemishes have left their scars with some wounds running very, very deep.

  2. flujan says:

    Thank you for sharing that. It’s sad.

  3. flujan says:

    On another note, how did you make it snow on your web site???

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