February 27: AIM seizes Wounded Knee, takes 11 hostages.
March 1: Hostages released; Senators McGovern, Kennedy, and Fulbright negotiate with AIM leaders.
March 8: The National Council of Churches starts negotiations between Federal officials and AIM; 6 p.m. withdrawal deadline passes.
March 10: FBI agent shot in the hand.
March 11: AIM declares Wounded Knee a sovereign nation.
March 13: Sioux Falls, S.D., grand jury indicts top AIM leaders.
March 17: Chief negotiator Harlington Wood returns from White House with peace proposal; AIM burns it the next day.
March 25: Kent Frizzell replaces Wood as negotiator.
March 26: Tribal Council roadblock goes up; press barred from the village; U.S. marshal shot in the chest, resulting in cease-fire the next day.
March 31: Negotiations reopen, first talks since AIM burned Wood's proposal.
April 5: peace accord signed.
April 7: AIM representatives meet in Washington to discuss Oglala treaty rights; occupation continues.
April 9: AIM testifies before Congressional subcommittee hearings.