Tussle Over Sioux Relics in Barre

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The small quiet town of Barre in west central Massachusetts seems an unlikely place to draw a protest over the treatment of American Indians in South Dakota.

But tomorrow, several Lakota Sioux are expected to join with other activists to call upon the local library to return a collection of artifacts to the descendants of American Indians who were killed at Wounded Knee in one of the most infamous engagements in the history of the American west. WBUR's David Boeri examines what's at stake.

This program aired on June 29, 2007. The audio for this program is not available.

David Boeri Twitter Senior Reporter
Now retired, David Boeri was a senior reporter at WBUR.