Posted by Wounded Knee Museum Saturday, December 14, 2013
The state of Kansas celebrates its Native American culture and heritage every February 8th. As of last year this day was named Native American Day. It is meant to preserve and honor their culture and history. http://www.knaa.ks.gov/
documents/ NativeAmericanDayattheCapitol.p df
Posted by Wounded Knee Museum Saturday, December 7, 2013
The Washington Redskins name is being challenged by the local population. Over 60 Clergy sent a letter to the Redskins owner, Dan Synder, about the offensive name and challenging them to change it. You can read more below
Posted by Wounded Knee Museum Monday, July 1, 2013
The annual Wounded Knee Memorial Motorcycle run will take place this year on August 2nd - 3rd. The run commemorates the memory of the victims of the Wounded Knee Massacre, and traces Chief Big Foot's trail from Fort Yates, ND to Wounded Knee, SD. For more information you can visit http://www.woundedkneememorialrun.com/
Posted by Wounded Knee Museum Monday, June 24, 2013
We have officially re opened our doors to the general public! We have worked for this day ever since the fire destroyed our last museum, and we have a brand new building to open! Our new address is 600 Main St, Wall, South Dakota, 57790.
Posted by Wounded Knee Museum Thursday, May 2, 2013
We now have our own Wounded Knee Museum in the Apple App Store! Free to download, the app gives a close look up of the massacre and a tour of our new museum!
Posted by Wounded Knee Museum Tuesday, April 2, 2013
Oregon Legislation is split on whether or not to overturn a ban on Native American mascot names.
The law to ban them passed last year, but school officials are concerned about the costs of changing a schools mascot.
The ban last year showed a growing distaste towards Native American names as mascots.