The Ghost Dance and Wounded Knee

Scattered debris of a camp three weeks after the Wounded Knee massacre. Trager & Kuhn, Chadron, Nebr.

During an eclipse in 1889, Jack Wilson dreamed that he died, spoke with God and returned to spread a message through the resurrection of a ritual called the Ghost Dance. Learn more about the Ghost Dance in this podcast from

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Topics in this Podcast: American history, 19th century, Native American history, religious history, warfare, tragedies, massacres, U.S. history