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Lakota Woman - Chapter Nine, The Siege; Chapter Ten, The Ghosts Return Summary & Analysis

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Chapter Nine, The Siege; Chapter Ten, The Ghosts Return Summary and Analysis

The Indians endure a seventy-one day siege at Wounded Knee. The police and FBI form a loose ring around the town as media planes fly overhead. For most of the seventy-one days, the Indians try to keep warm and find food. Mary states that not much heroic happens. The women set up a hospital in the only house with heat and water. Many of the women have guns strapped to their hips and take turns firing at the feds. One day the feds call a cease fire so the women and children can leave. Others try to make Mary leave because she is pregnant, but she refuses saying that everything important to her is at Wounded Knee. Mary would rather die at Wounded Knee than surrender to the whites...

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