Writings of Black Elk

Guests examined the history of the Plains Indian in the late-nineteenth century, the policy of Indian removal, and warfare between the U.S.… read more

Guests examined the history of the Plains Indian in the late-nineteenth century, the policy of Indian removal, and warfare between the U.S. and various tribes. Black Elk wrote Black Elk Speaks which describes Indian religion and culture as well as the struggles of tribes from 1863 to the massacre at Wounded Knee in 1890.

The program, telecast from the Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument, contained portions of an interview with Black Elk’s great-granddaughter, a reenactment of the battle, and looked at several artifacts from the site. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Program ID:
165060-1
Category:
C-SPAN Specials
Format:
Call-In
Location:
Montana, United States
First Aired:
Jul 10, 2001
Last Aired:
Feb 27, 2008

Airing Details

  • Jul 10, 2001 | 9:01am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jul 13, 2001 | 8:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jul 14, 2001 | 12:03am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 31, 2001 | 2:02pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 28, 2001 | 7:59pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 29, 2001 | 3:19am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 27, 2002 | 10:57pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 28, 2002 | 2:30am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Feb 26, 2008 | 11:20pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 27, 2008 | 5:19am EST | C-SPAN 3
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