What was the American Indian Movement (AIM)?
How did the government respond to the occupation?
The federal government, led by the FBI, responded to the occupation by surrounding the village with armed agents and engaging in a standoff with the protesters. Two people were killed and several others were injured during the occupation.
What was the outcome of the occupation?
The occupation ended without a resolution and with many of the protesters facing federal charges. However, the occupation brought national attention to the issues faced by Native Americans and led to some improvements in their living conditions.