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Descendant of Wounded Knee commander asks Lakota people for forgiveness
For the last 50 years, Bradley Upton has prayed for forgiveness as he has carried the burden of one of the most horrific events in U.S. history against Native Americans, one that was perpetrated by James Forsyth, his great-great-grandfather.

Forsyth commanded the 7th Cavalry during the Wounded Knee Massacre on Dec. 29, 1890, when U.S. troops killed more than 250 unarmed Oglala Lakota men, women and children, a piece of family history that has haunted the Colorado man since he was a teenager.

This week Upton, 67, finally got an opportunity to express his contrition and formally apologize for the...
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Dena Waloki hugs Brad Upton (R), descendant of the commander of the Wounded Knee massacre, on the Cheyenne River reservation in Bridger, South Dakota, November 7, 2019. Upton traveled to the reservation to apologize for the actions of his great grandfather who was the commander of the massacre that happened in 1890. REUTERS/Stephanie Keith
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