As some Lakota make an annual pilgrimage on horseback to Wounded Knee in memory of Sitting Bull's death, we'll pull out some of the lesser known threads of the legacy of this complex leader and American icon. And we'll explore why his spiritual character has animated his own people in the last three decades more openly than at any time since his death in 1890.
A brief clip of of archival audio (1946) about Sitting Bull's signature that we found while doing research for this show.
Setting the tone for an interview with Sitting Bull's grandson — with respect, grace, and humility.
A quote from Oglala Lakota tribe member Ryan Wilson, referring to tribal elders who were listening to young girls singing in Arapaho.
Ojibwe teacher Keller Paap reflects on his work and the necessity of his language to adapt in order for it to flourish.
Our producer writes about the road we took to finding David Treuer's voice and creating this particular show.