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India has three times the population of the United States. A large majority of India’s population live in conditions that would be considered poverty in more developed countries. When the whole country shut down due to Coronavirus, day laborers and poor people had more to cope with than just the inconveniences we hear people complain about. This story tells of a young Muslim man and his best friend, a young Hindu man, and how their long journey from where they worked to their home village ended in tragedy.
This Day In History
Crazy Horse (Tȟašúŋke Witkó), a highly respected leader of the Lakota people, was killed by a bayonette when soldiers tried to force him to go into a prison cell. Little Big Man, a friend of Crazy Horse, was with the post guard that tried to arrest Crazy Horse. The question is, “Why was Little Big Man there?” Did he have a hand in the death of his friend?
On September 4, 1886, Geronimo surrendered to the U.S. Army for the last time. Geronimo (Goyaałé) was a prominent leader and medicine man from the Bedonkohe band of the Apache tribe. After his family was killed by Mexicans in 1858, Geronimo set out to seek revenge by leading raids against settlers who were taking land from his people. Geronimo’s war with the settlers ended in 1886 when he surrendered to Lt. Charles Bare Gatewood, and never took up raids on settlers again. Geronimo’s final surrender marked the end of the decades-long Indian wars in the southwestern part of the United States.