Read the information provided regarding the Accounts of the Wounded Knee Massacre. Once all reading is complete, respond to the following:
- According to Black Elk, what atrocities took place at Wounded Knee? How did President Harrison describe these atrocities?
- Whom did Black Elk blame for the Wounded Knee Massacre? Whom did Harrison blame?
- According to President Harrison, what was the future of Native Americans? How did Black Elk’s vision of the future compare to Harrison’s vision?
- Relate this atrocity to the history of Native Americans in the late 19th century.