The Wounded Knee Occupation occurred in 1973 when the American Indian Movement seized Wounded Knee, South Dakota and occupied it for 71 days to protest the tribal council president, Richard Wilson.
- A news story about life on the Pine Ridge Reservation during the occupation of Wounded Knee, September 1973.
The audio from this news story includes first hand accounts of the Wounded Knee Occupation from residents of the Pine Ridge Reservation during the occupation.
- Occupation of Wounded Knee : hearings before the Subcommittee on Indian Affairs of the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs
This collection of statements from the Oglala Sioux Tribal President, South Dakota senators, etc. explains the events leading up to and following the Occupation at Wounded Knee.
This collection contains information from Senator Abourezk regarding the Occupation of Wounded Knee. Information on how to contact the USD archives can be found on here.
“Siege at Wounded Knee, 1973.” Siege at Wounded Knee, 1973, Libcom.org, 19 Sept. 2006, http://libcom.org/history/1973-siege-at-wounded-knee