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What event made Wounded Knee, South Dakota, an important location for the American Indian Movement (AIM) in 1973? Describe what change occurred as a result of the event and the actions of the group.
The event that made wounded knee so important to the AIM was during 1973 when the movement took over the town for 70 days. They demanded stark changes to reservation laws and they wanted to government to actually honor treaty agreements that had been made in the past. The siege was a success however several Native Americans were killed in the struggle. This effort inspired other communities to come together and demand change, which led to some important future legislation.
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