Lakota

Lakota

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.

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A listener grapples with our show and Sitting Bull's legacy.

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A complicated history deserves some detailed research.

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A brief clip of of archival audio (1946) about Sitting Bull's signature that we found while doing research for this show.

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Setting the tone for an interview with Sitting Bull's grandson — with respect, grace, and humility.