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Sean Martin History 153 12/16/07 The relationship between Wovoka, the Ghost Dance, and the Wounded Knee Massacre is very strong. It first started when Wovoka had a vision with god. Then he teaches his people a new dance. This led to the Wounded Knee Massacre from the Americans being scared of war with the Indians. That’s why I think that these three things and linked together. (1) Let’s start with Wovoka, he is a member of the Paiute tribe, he is the son of Tavibo.(2) He wants the Indian tribe to go back to the old day were there wasn’t fight and everyone loved each other. (4) At the age of 14 Wovoka lost his dad to death. (5) Then, He changes his name to Jack Wilson after the death of his father and after he was employed to work on a farm by farmer David Wilson. (1) In 1887 he had a vision where he met god. God told him to teach his people that they must love each other. Wovoka wants to have peace with the white people. God also gave him a dance to do for 5 consecutive days. This dance would
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