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  • 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…

    74 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…

    82 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.…

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  • 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…

    3,397 views
  • Custers Black Hills Expedition
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    Custer's Black Hills Expedition

    The United States Army’s expedition to the Black Hills of South Dakota brought significant change to the region, displacing the Native Americans who consider the land sacred. Mark Slocum, executive director…

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  • 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…

    325 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…

    427 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…

    687 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…

    996 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…

    244 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…

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  • 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.…

    758 views
  • Washington Journal Kim Teehee and Chief Chuck Hoskin Discuss Native Americans  Congress
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    Kim Teehee and Chief Chuck Hoskin on Native Americans and Congress

    Kim Teehee and Chief Chuck Hoskin of the Cherokee Nation talked about Native American representation in Congress. Ms. Teehee was recently named as the Cherokee Nation’s first-ever delegate…

    1,433 views
  • Miss Indian American Collection
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    Miss Indian American Collection

    Sheridan Fulmer Public Library’s Wyoming Room manager Kim Ostermyer showed items from Sheridan’s Miss Indian American Collection and explains how the pageant competition helped improve relations between…

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  • Southern Native American Culture Before Europeans
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    Southern Native American Culture Before Europeans

    Gregory Smithers talked about Native Americans in the South before the arrival of Europeans. He is the author of Native Southerners: Indigenous History from Origins to Removal and is a…

    237 views
  • Native American History
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    Native American History

    Professor Colin Calloway talked about Native American history from the Colonial era through westward expansion. He spoke about how tribes operated as separate nations, both in their…

    2,602 views
  • California Native Americans and Early 1800s Capitalism
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    California Native Americans and Early 1800s Capitalism

    Professor Ashley Riley Sousa talked about Native Americans and capitalism in early 19th century California. She focused on local tribes' commercial interactions with Spanish missions and…

    1,407 views
  • Native Peoples of Reno
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    Native Peoples of Reno

    Located in Reno, Nevada, the Reno-Sparks Indian Colony (RSIC) formed a federally recognized government in 1936 under the Indian Reorganization Act. The RSIC is a Sovereign Nation and Its members are from three…

    496 views
  • Navajo Code Talker Samuel Jesse Smith Oral History Interview
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    Navajo Code Talker Samuel Jesse Smith Oral History Interview

    During World War II, the U.S. Marine Corps recruited Navajo Indians to create a code based on their unwritten language to help the military communicate their operational plans. In a series of…

    222 views
  • 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.

    531 views
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