Johnny Depp's Wounded Knee offer called generous, but some think it's misguided
A grave marker with the names of the Minniconjou Sioux Indians killed and buried in a mass grave after the massacre at Wounded Knee stands on what is now the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota.
Posted: Friday, July 12, 2013 12:00 am
LINCOLN — Actor Johnny Depp's offer to pay a multimillion-dollar price tag to restore ownership of the Wounded Knee massacre site to the Oglala Sioux likely won him new fans in Indian country.
But it doesn't resolve the question of how to honor the dead of Wounded Knee.
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