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Wounded Knee MassacreA massacre is a brutal killing of many people at once. The Wounded Knee Massacre was a masskilling of around three hundred Native Americans by the U.S soldiers in 1890. Wounded Knee islocated on the pine creek in southwestern of South Dakota. The site experienced the conflictbecause of the struggle by the native Indians, who were the initial inhibitors of the WoundedKnee, to defend their land from expansionists.Course of the Wounded Knee massacreWhen white settlers attacked and invaded Wounded Knee, they had to displace native Indians byplacing them on camps. The Indians were angered by the displacement. Consequently, theywanted to regain their land back. In October of 1890, Wovoka, an indigenous non-contagiousperson (Paiute), advised Indians to practice Ghost dance rituals. Ghost dance is a vigorous danceritual that the Native Indians believed would spiritually unify the people and they believed that itwould cast away Europeans invaders from the Wounded Knee. The dance movement became