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Saturday, March 30, 2013

Own your own massacre site

For sale:  Wounded Knee, 40 acres,  $3.9 million

From The New York Times
[The Wounded Knee] massacre site, which passed into non-Indian hands generations ago, is up for sale, once again dragging Wounded Knee to the center of the Indian people’s bitter struggle against perceived injustice — as well as sowing rifts within the tribe over whether it would be proper, should the tribe get the land, to develop it in a way that brings some money to the destitute region. 


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