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  • emThe Heartbeat of Wounded Kneeem
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    The Heartbeat of Wounded Knee

    David Treuer talked about his book, The Heartbeat of Wounded Knee: Native America from 1890 to the Present.

    691 views
  • Crazy Horse Memorial
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    Crazy Horse Memorial

    Started in 1948, the Crazy Horse Monument in the Black Hills of South Dakota honors the Oglala Lakota Warrior and is the centerpiece of the campus that seeks to preserve the culture and tradition of all North…

    3,652 views
  • Washington Journal Byron Dorgan Discusses His New Book on the Challenges Facing Native Americans
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    Byron Dorgan on Challenges Facing Native Americans

    Former North Dakota Senator Byron Dorgan (D) talked about his new book, The Girl in the Photograph: The True Story of a Native American Child, Lost and Found in America, which examines the challenges…

    415 views
  • History of the Black Hills
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    History of the Black Hills

    Considered sacred by many Native Americans, South Dakota’s Black Hills have long been the source of contention over land claims between tribes and the U.S. government, as well as the controversial issue of…

    319 views
  • emWinter Countem
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    Winter Count

    A “winter count” is a Plains Indian tradition of recording a tribe’s history with symbols drawn on buffalo hide or other material. In this short film funded by the U.S. Information Agency, Lydia…

    126 views
  • emFallen Eagleem
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    Fallen Eagle

    This Lorillard Tobacco Company film profiles the Sioux people of the Rosebud Reservation in South Dakota. According to a 1952 advertising magazine, the company featured a Native American theme to…

    167 views
  • emHopi Indian Arts and Craftsem
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    Hopi Indian Arts and Crafts

    This film about Hopi arts and crafts was made with the support of the U.S. Department of the Interior’s Office of Indian Affairs and the Museum of Northern Arizona. The documentary is one…

    76 views
  • Colonial Diplomacy and the Iroquois Confederacy
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    Colonial Diplomacy and the Iroquois Confederacy

    Gettysburg College Professor Timothy Shannon taught a class on Colonial-era diplomatic ties between the Iroquois Confederacy of the eastern Great Lakes region and European settlers. He…

    489 views
  • President Trump Native American Executive Order
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    Executive Order Signing on Missing and Murdered Native Americans

    President Trump signed an executive order establishing a task force to address violence against missing and murdered Native American women and children. The signing comes after Attorney…

    6,846 views
  • emThus Fell Tecumsehem
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    Thus Fell Tecumseh

    In his book, Thus Fell Tecumseh, author Frank Kuron explored the myths surrounding the death of the Shawnee leader and his legacy in Ohio. C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their…

    191 views
  • Native Americans and ColonialEra Power Struggles
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    Native Americans and Colonial-Era Power Struggles

    Daniel Richter of the University of Pennsylvania taught a class on 18th century power struggles among Native Americans, colonial settlers and European empires. The class was part of a…

    681 views
  • Bear Butte Native American Sacred Mountain
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    Bear Butte Native American Sacred Mountain

    Historian Donovin Sprague talked about the sacred Native American site of Bear Butte, South Dakota. C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2019 LCV Cities Tour” in…

    131 views
  • Harvard History Professor Philip Deloria on Native American Activist Vine Deloria
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    Harvard History Professor Philip Deloria on Native American Activist Vine Deloria

    Philip Deloria talked about the work and activism of his father, Vine Deloria Jr. He described how his father’s work was influential on Native American activism and culture in the 1960s. This…

    310 views
  • National Native American Veterans Memorial Design
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    National Native American Veterans Memorial Design

    Artist Harvey Pratt shared his vision for the National Native American Veterans memorial in a conversation with Kevin Gover, the director of the National Museum of the American Indian. Mr.…

    76 views
  • National Museum of the American Indian Trail of Tears Exhibit
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    National Museum of the American Indian "Trail of Tears" Exhibit

    The “Trail of Tears” gallery at the National Museum of the American Indian in Washington, D.C. looks at the national debate over the 1830 Indian Removal Act and its impact on southern tribes. Associate…

    520 views
  • Battle of Little Bighorn
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    Battle of Little Bighorn

    American History TV toured the National Museum of the American Indian “Americans” exhibit with curator Cecile Ganteaume. In the Battle of Little Bighorn gallery, she showed Lakota…

    754 views
  • Abraham Lincoln and Native Americans
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    Abraham Lincoln and Native Americans

    Stony Brook University Professor Paul Kelton taught a class about Abraham Lincoln and Native Americans. He talked about the Dakota Wars in Minnesota which resulted in 38 executions, the…

    1,643 views
  • Open Phones with David Treuer
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    Open Phones with David Treuer

    David Treuer discussed took viewer phone calls about his book, The Heartbeat of Wounded Knee: Native America from 1890 to the Present, in which he provided a history of Native Americans…

    263 views
  • emChildren Left Behindem
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    Children Left Behind

    Oglala Lakota journalist and author Tim Giago wrote his first book, Children Left Behind: The Dark Legacy of Indian Mission Boarding Schools, at the age of 17. Mr. Giago talked about his experience at the…

    104 views
  • Controversial Monuments of the American West
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    Controversial Monuments of the American West

    A panel of historians discussed controversial monuments in the West. Topics included 19th century statues and plaques in the American West that honor missionaries, early settlers, and U.S.…

    807 views
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