Mark Anthony Rolo

Lakota deserve apology for Wounded Knee, 120 Years Ago

The 120th anniversary of the Wounded Knee Massacre should serve as a reminder of the U.S. government’s brutal war on American Indians.

On the morning of Dec. 29, 1890, the U.S. 7th Calvary attacked a Lakota community camped along Wounded Knee Creek in South Dakota. Soldiers indiscriminately shot the Lakota, killing at least 150. Most of them were women and children. About 30 soldiers also died, some from friendly fire.

The immigration debate, from a Native perspective

The immigration debate, from a Native perspective
By Mark Anthony Rolo

May 10, 2006

PLYMOUTH, Mass. - Two years after the Indians greeted the first European immigrants to this land that was new only to them, the good life may now be taking a turn for the worse as rumors spread about a proposed plan to send the English settlers back to their Old World.

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