Wounded Knee Monument Inscription

This monument is erected by

surviving relatives and other

Ogallala and Cheyenne River Sioux

Indians in memory of the

Chief Big Foot Massacre

December 29, 1890

Col. Forsyth in command

U.S. troops

Big foot was a great chief of the

Sioux Indians. He often said, I will

stand in peace till my last day

comes. He did many good and brave

deeds for the white man and the

red man. Many innocent women and

children who knew no wrong

died here.