What is the major message of Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee?
The book expresses details of the history of American expansionism from a point of view that is critical of its effects on the Native Americans. Brown describes Native Americans’ displacement through forced relocations and years of warfare waged by the United States federal government.
What was the biggest killer of the Sioux on the reservation?
What was the biggest killer of the Sioux on the reservation? Illness and disease, such as measles, influenza, and whooping cough. Other causes were drought and hunger, but it was mainly illness.