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Fall Creek Massacre

  • Aired: 11/16/2015
  • 26:52
  • Rating: NR
In 1824, a small band of Native Americans were killed by several white Americans near Pendleton, Indiana. Most of these men were subsequently brought to trial for the murders. The resulting legal actions, which rose to the level of the Indiana Supreme Court, led to the conviction and execution of the main defendants.
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Fall Creek Massacre
The first documented case in which whites were convicted of murdering Native Americans.
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