Author

Seth Tupper

Seth Tupper

Seth is editor-in-chief of South Dakota Searchlight. He was previously a supervising senior producer for South Dakota Public Broadcasting and a newspaper journalist in Rapid City and Mitchell.

COMMENTARY

An alternative proposal for the Wounded Knee medal problem

By: - January 3, 2024

Some of the soldiers who participated in the killing of hundreds of Native American men, women and children 133 years ago Dec. 29 at Wounded Knee are still officially honored as heroes. Poorly written citations have confused the issue of how many soldiers received the Medal of Honor specifically for their participation in the massacre, […]