Pine Ridge Indian Reservation - Pine Ridge, South Dakota
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member paulspaper
N 43° 41.225 W 102° 31.583
13T E 699361 N 4840091
Quick Description: Oglala Lakota Native American reservation located in South Dakota.
Location: South Dakota, United States
Date Posted: 7/28/2016 7:28:39 AM
Waymark Code: WMRR67
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member NW_history_buff
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Long Description:
The Pine Ridge Indian Reservation is an Oglala Lakota Native American reservation located in South Dakota. Originally included within the territory of the Great Sioux Reservation, Pine Ridge was established in 1889 in the southwest corner of South Dakota on the Nebraska border. Today it consists of 3,468 sq mi and is the eighth-largest reservation in the United States.

It is the location of the Wounded Knee Massacre on December 29, 1890.
Type of Nation Within: Native American Indian Reservation (USA)

Tribe or Band: Oglala Lakota

Address of Main Entrance to area:
SD HWY 27
Scenic, SD USA
57780


Land Area - Specify Acres or Miles: 3,468 sq mi

Population: population estimates of the reservation range from 28,000 to 40,000

Date when area was established or set aside: 1/1/1889

Open or Closed to Public: Open To Public

Coordinates of site within area to visit: N 43° 08.523 W 102° 21.889

Website for further information: Not listed

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