Dena Waloki gives Brad Upton (L), descendant of the commander of the Wounded Knee massacre, a gift of a traditional necklace on the Cheyenne River reservation in Bridger, South Dakota, November 7, 2019. Brad Upton traveled to the Cheyenne River reservatio

Dena Waloki gives Brad Upton (L) a gift of a traditional necklace on the Cheyenne River reservation in Bridger, South Dakota

A Lakota boy places a sacred staff near a horse's snout during a horse ride to meet Brad Upton, descendant of the commander of the Wounded Knee massacre on the Cheyenne River reservation in Eagle Butte, South Dakota, November 6, 2019. REUTERS/Stephanie Ke

A Lakota boy places a sacred staff near a horse's snout

A Lakota person rides a horse with a sacred staff during a horse ride to meet Brad Upton, descendant of the commander of the Wounded Knee massacre on the Cheyenne River reservation in Eagle Butte, South Dakota, November 6, 2019. Picture taken November 6,

A Lakota person rides a horse with a sacred staff during a horse ride to meet Brad Upton

A Lakota person rides a horse with a sacred staff during a horse ride to meet Brad Upton, descendant of the commander of the Wounded Knee massacre on the Cheyenne River reservation in Eagle Butte, South Dakota, November 6, 2019. Picture taken November 6,

A Lakota person rides a horse with a sacred staff during a horse ride to meet Brad Upton

Lakota riders arrive at the government building where they will meet Brad Upton, descendant of the commander of the Wounded Knee massacre on the Cheyenne River reservation in Eagle Butte, South Dakota, November 6, 2019. Picture taken November 6, 2019 REUT

Lakota riders arrive at the government building where they will meet Brad Upton

Brad Upton, descendant of the commander of the Wounded Knee massacre, arrives for a meeting on the Cheyenne River reservation in Eagle Butte, South Dakota, November 6, 2019. Brad Upton traveled to the Cheyenne River reservation to apologize for the action

Brad Upton, descendant of the commander of the Wounded Knee massacre, arrives for a meeting on the Cheyenne River reservation in Eagle Butte, South Dakota

Brad Upton (C), descendant of the commander of the Wounded Knee massacre, shakes the hand of a Lakota woman before a meeting on the Cheyenne River reservation in Eagle Butte, South Dakota, November 6, 2019. Brad Upton traveled to the Cheyenne River reserv

Brad Upton shakes the hand of a Lakota woman before a meeting on the Cheyenne River reservation in Eagle Butte, South Dakota

Brad Upton (C), descendant of the commander of the Wounded Knee massacre, speaks with Manny Iron Hawk (L), descendant of a Lakota killed at Wounded Knee, while covered in a ceremonial Lakota star quilt during a meeting on the Cheyenne River reservation in

Brad Upton peaks with Manny Iron Hawk (L), descendant of a Lakota killed at Wounded Knee

Roderick Dupris (with horse) speaks to Brad Upton, descendant of the commander of the Wounded Knee massacre, on the Cheyenne River reservation in Bridger, South Dakota, November 7, 2019. Brad Upton traveled to the Cheyenne River reservation to apologize f

Roderick Dupris (with horse) speaks to Brad Upton

Brad Upton (L), descendant of the commander of the Wounded Knee massacre, gives a hug to Roderick Dupris' horse on the Cheyenne River reservation in Bridger, South Dakota, November 7, 2019. Brad Upton traveled to the Cheyenne River reservation to apologiz

Brad Upton (L) gives a hug to Roderick Dupris' horse on the Cheyenne River reservation in Bridger, South Dakota

Descendant of the Lakotas killed at the Wounded Knee massacre gather at a community building on the Cheyenne River reservation in Bridger, South Dakota, November 7, 2019. Brad Upton traveled to the Cheyenne River reservation to apologize for the actions o

Descendant of the Lakotas killed at the Wounded Knee massacre gather at a community building on the Cheyenne River reservation in Bridger, South Dakota

Descendant of the Lakotas killed at the Wounded Knee massacre gather at a community building while a person displays photos of an ancestor on the Cheyenne River reservation in Bridger, South Dakota, November 7, 2019. Brad Upton traveled to the Cheyenne Ri

Brad Upton traveled to the Cheyenne River reservation to apologize for the actions of his great grandfather who was the commander of the Wounded Knee massacre that happened in 1890.

Brad Upton (L), descendant of the commander of the Wounded Knee massacre, speaks to Debbie Day, descendant of a Lakota killed at the Wounded Knee massacre, on the Cheyenne River reservation in Bridger, South Dakota, November 7, 2019. Brad Upton traveled t

Brad Upton (L) speaks to Debbie Day, descendant of a Lakota killed at the Wounded Knee massacre

Dena Waloki hugs Brad Upton (L), descendant of the commander of the Wounded Knee massacre, on the Cheyenne River reservation in Bridger, South Dakota, November 7, 2019. Brad Upton traveled to the Cheyenne River reservation to apologize for the actions of

Dena Waloki hugs Brad Upton descendant of the commander of the Wounded Knee massacre

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