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Bitter Tears: a Photographic Perspective on the Wounded Knee Occupation

On Sunday, November 15 from 2-5pm, Special Collections will be exhibiting a series of 15 photographs of the Wounded Knee Occupation donated to the department by Kent Frizzell. The exhibit is available to view at the Woody Guthrie Center and … Continue reading

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Kent Frizzell Wounded Knee papers, 1971-1981.

In February 1973, a stand-off began between members of the Lakota, the American Indian Movement, federal marshals, and others that lasted for 71 days. In time, negotiations brought an end to the hostilities. Kent Frizzell was Chief Government Negotiator in … Continue reading

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