INDIANS: Death at Wounded Knee

Suddenly the standoff at Wounded Knee was deadly serious again. As many as six members of AIM, the militant Indian group occupying the village, were wounded in a gun battle with federal marshals on April 17. Last Wednesday one of those wounded, Frank Clearwater, 47, died in a Rapid City hospital. Thursday night more gunfire erupted at Wounded Knee. With only two tense waiting periods when shooting stopped, the battle raged on until Friday afternoon, when the insurgents sent out an urgent short-wave radio call for a ceasefire. The reason: one of...

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