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GRUA, DAVID W.1. "In Memory of the Chief Big Foot Massacre": The Wounded Knee Survivors and the Politics of Memory." Western Historical Quarterly, vol. 46, no. 1, Spring2015, pp. 31-51. Within this article, you read the truth on what happened to Chief Big Foot Massacre. It describes the injustice that the white soldiers had committed, by killing all the Indians with no legitimate reason. The surviving Indians that managed to escape wanted justice for all their families and friends that were killed as well as all the property damage that was committed. In this story you will get to know what actually took place in the Massacre. The article explains how the Indians and white soldiers wanted to try and keep the peace amongst them, however ended up failing in the end. The main reason for the fighting was for the ownership of land. After fighting for so long and the soldiers capturing the Indians land, an agreement was reached. The soldiers agreed to give back the land to them if they were to give up their weapons. The Indians agreed to the terms and decided for the sake of peace and keeping
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