Occupation of Wounded Knee hearings before the Subcommittee on Indian Affairs of the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs, United States Senate, Ninety-third Congress, first session on the causes and aftermath of the Wounded Knee takeover.

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  • Indians of North America -- Government relations -- 1934-,
  • Wounded Knee (S.D.) -- History -- Indian occupation, 1973.

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SeriesNative American legal materials collection -- title 3906..
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Paginationiv, 506 p.
Number of Pages506
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Open LibraryOL17841440M

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