Wounded Knee


Wounded Knee

Wounded Knee can refer to:
* Wounded Knee Creek
* Wounded Knee, South Dakota
* Wounded Knee Massacre of 1890
* Wounded Knee Incident of 1973

In literature:
*"Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee", a 1970 book by Dee Brown, which chronicles events leading up to the Wounded Knee Massacre.

In film:
*"Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee (film)", a 2007 film adaptation of the Dee Brown book, produced by HBO Films.

In music:
* "Wounded Knee", a 1989 song by Nik Kershaw
* "Wounded Knee", a 1993 instrumental piece by Primus


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  • Wounded Knee — Administration Pays  États Unis …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Wounded Knee — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Wounded Knee es un poblado del suroeste de Dakota del Sur, que fue el escenario de dos conflictos entre los indios Sioux y el gobierno estadounidense. En 1890 los Sioux habían sido inspirados por el movimiento… …   Wikipedia Español

  • Wounded Knee —   [ wuːndɪd niː], Weiler und Bach (»Creek«) in der Indianerreservation Pine Ridge im südwestlichen South Dakota, USA. In den Bergen beim Wounded Knee Creek brachen amerikanische Truppen am 29. 12. 1890 den letzten Widerstand der Dakota… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Wounded Knee — Wounded Knee, SD U.S. Census Designated Place in South Dakota Population (2000): 328 Housing Units (2000): 56 Land area (2000): 1.071980 sq. miles (2.776416 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000):… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Wounded Knee, SD — U.S. Census Designated Place in South Dakota Population (2000): 328 Housing Units (2000): 56 Land area (2000): 1.071980 sq. miles (2.776416 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 1.071980 sq. miles… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Wounded Knee — Wounded Knee, Battle of the last important battle between the US army and the Native Americans, which took place at Wounded Knee Creek in South Dakota. US soldiers killed almost 200 Sioux people, including women and children, and the battle… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Wounded Knee — 43.143888888889 102.36777777778 Koordinaten: 43° 9′ N, 102° 22′ W …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Wounded Knee — a village in SW South Dakota: site of a massacre of about 300 Oglala Sioux Indians on Dec. 29, 1890. * * * Hamlet and creek in southwestern South Dakota, the site of two conflicts between the Sioux Indians and the U.S. government. In 1890 the… …   Universalium

  • Wounded Knee — a village in SW South Dakota: site of a massacre of about 300 Oglala Sioux Indians on Dec. 29, 1890. * * * Wounded Knee [Wounded Knee] a small river in the US state of ↑South Dakota where US soldiers killed more than 200 Native American men,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Wounded Knee — (inglés: Rodilla herida). Aldea y riachuelo en el sudoeste de Dakota del Sur, lugar de dos conflictos entre los indios sioux y el gobierno de EE.UU. En 1890, inspirados por el movimiento de la danza de los espíritus, los sioux se levantaron en… …   Enciclopedia Universal


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