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… read more

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 Fire Thunder Bluebird, an Oglala Sioux woman, uses her great uncle’s winter count to explain the tradition and the history of her people. close

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Winter Count

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Program ID:
466663-1
Category:
Vignette
Format:
Vignette
Location:
Pine Ridge, South Dakota, United States
First Aired:
Nov 28, 2019 | 9:49am EST | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Dec 07, 2019 | 8:20am EST | C-SPAN 3

Airing Details

  • Nov 28, 2019 | 9:49am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Nov 30, 2019 | 10:19pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 01, 2019 | 12:50am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 01, 2019 | 4:19pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 02, 2019 | 2:20am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 07, 2019 | 8:20am EST | C-SPAN 3