Oomaka Tokatakiya Ride photos by Ken Marchionno


(Above and below) From the fourteenth day of the 2019 Oomaka Tokatakiya:Red Owl Springs to Wounded Knee. Photo by Ken Marchionno, published with permission at Censored News.



From the fifth day of the 2019 Oomaka Tokatakiya: Green Grass to Jensen’s Ranch




The Oomaka Tokatakiya is a nearly 300-mile memorial horseback ride across South Dakota in the United States. The ride starts on December 15th, at the site where the Lakota Indian Chief Sitting Bull was killed, and traces the trail taken by some of his tribe to join Chief Big Foot. It goes on to follow Big Foot's effort to reach Chief Red Cloud in Pine Ridge. And ends on the December 29th at the site where the Wounded Knee Massacre took hundreds of truly innocent lives in 1890.


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