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BBC The Wild West 1of 3 Custer's Last Stand

BBC's documentary about the Battle of Little Big Horn. Supposedly uncovers information that Custer was on the verge of an incredible victory. This is based on archeological information and interviews with Indians... Read More ->


BTS - Pine Ridge Reservation Part I: Where Despair Meets Hope

On this episode of Breaking the Set, Abby Martin talks about her trip to Pine Ridge reservation in South Dakota, home to the Oglala Sioux tribe, a subset of the Lakota people and the second poorest county in the US. She first explores the notion of democratic governance by indigenous people cent.. Read More ->


BTS - Pine Ridge Reservation Part II: From Broken Treaties to Future Sustainability

On this episode of Breaking the Set, Abby Martin discusses the history of the Black Hills in South Dakota, the US governments seizure of the land and subsequent offer of $1 Billion to the Sioux tribe, which they refuse to accept. Abby then speaks with Floyd Looks for Buffalo Hand, Headsman .. Read More ->


Dreams Along the Little Bighorn

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TED Talks - Aaron Huey: America's native prisoners of war

Aaron Huey's effort to photograph poverty in America led him to the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation, where the struggle of the native Lakota people -- appalling, and largely ignored -- compelled him to refocus. Five years of work later, his haunting photos intertwine with a shocking history lesson in .. Read More ->


The American West - Little Bighorn and Beyond (1876-1890)

An exploration of how the West was won, and lost, told through the memories of the Lakota holy man Black Elk. (9 mins) The clash between Native and White America is a story of betrayal and broken promises. In 1876, the conflict reached its climax at the Battle of the Little Bighorn. Black Elk d.. Read More ->


The Battle for Little Big Horn (A Good Day To Die)

PBS - According to Chief Sitting Bull ... it was a "Good Day To Die" ... it was General Custer's Last Stand! Some time in the early spring of 1876, Sitting Bull climbed to a hilltop, seeking a vision. In his dream, a great dust storm swirled down upon a small white cloud that resembled a La.. Read More ->


'We Live to Survive': One Week with Lakota (Part 1)

RT's documentary channel - "We live to survive." That is what many of them say. In the 19th century, the Lakota people were among the most successful fighters for freedom in the USA. But their land was eventually stolen, their language for years was forbidden to be taught in schools, and their freed.. Read More ->


'We Live to Survive': One Week with Lakota (Part 2)

RT's documentary channel - "We live to survive." That is what many of them say. In the 19th century, the Lakota people were among the most successful fighters for freedom in the USA. But their land was eventually stolen, their language for years was forbidden to be taught in schools, and their freed.. Read More ->