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Tuweni T’aPsni: They Never Died at Wounded Knee

Tuweni T’aPsni: They Never Died at Wounded Knee

“Tuweni Tsa Obsni” They never Died, this was our slogan on December 29th to the 31st, 2012’s first annual Survivors Run from Wounded Knee to Takini South Dakota. Descendants of survivors of The Wounded Knee Massacre, men, women, children and elders had gathered together, in Wounded Knee on the 29th, after the ceremonies that had marked the end of the Big Foot ride were completed, a staff was carried from Wounded Knee toward Takini, Runners trekked 179 miles in the cold winter air, as a reminder that the journey of some of our relatives didn’t end at the Wounded Knee Massacre sight. Some of the relatives journeyed back to Takini. Through the cold air and during the night, the only light that led their way was the moon. Some of the relatives that started the journey back to Takini, never made it back. Some were subdued by their injuries and they were still hunted, through territories that were now occupied by ranchers, settlers and small towns. They had to...

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