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Vernon Bellecourt (fur hat) and Oren Lyons with back to camera negotiate passage at police road block.

From: Photographs of the occupation of Wounded Knee, South Dakota.

Vernon Bellecourt (fur hat) and Oren Lyons with back to camera negotiate passage at police road block.

From: Photographs of the occupation of Wounded Knee, South Dakota.

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Creator: Luck, Owen Craig, 1947-
Date: 1973
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Description:
Purchased from Owen Luck on the Walter McClintock Memorial Fund, 2001.
Signed by the photographer on verso, often with accompanying manuscript captions.
Abstract:
Photographs created by Owen Luck of individuals and events surrounding the armed occupation by Oglala Dakota Indians, American Indian Movement, and their allies of Wounded Knee on the Pine Ridge reservation, South Dakota, 1973. Images document ceremonies and gatherings, men holding rifles and manning roadblocks, the arrival of negotiators from the National Council of the Churches of Christ in the United States of America and the federal government, and government military forces. Other images shows a group in the doorway of the courthouse during the arraignment of prisoners and Tom Bad Cobb in the street outside the jail, both in Rapid City, South Dakota.
Physical Description:
1 photographic print
27.7 x 35.4 cm.
b & w ;
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Box 2
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The use of this image may be subject to the copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code) or to site license or other rights management terms and conditions. The person using the image is liable for any infringement
Curatorial Area: Beinecke Library
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High Resolution (image/tiff)
Object ID: 15817716
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