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Incident at Oglala (1992)

This film describes the events surrounding a 1975 shootout at the Pine Ridge reservation in S. Dakota where two FBI agents were killed.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Norman Zigrossi ...
Himself - Former Assistant FBI Regional Head, South Dakota
Robert Sikma ...
Himself - Former Assistant U.S. Attorney
Darelle 'Dino' Butler ...
Himself (as Darrelle [Dino] Butler)
Bob Robideau ...
Himself
Norman Brown ...
Himself
Leonard Peltier ...
Himself (archive footage)
Duane Brewer ...
Himself - Former Goon Squad Member
Calvin Jumping Bull ...
Himself
William Muldrow ...
Himself - U.S. Government Commission on Civil Rights
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Himself - Co-Founder American Indian Movement
James Abourezk ...
Himself - Former U.S. Senator, South Dakota
Sam Loud Hawk ...
Himself
Richard Wilson ...
Himself - Tribal Council Chairman (archive footage)
Severt Young Bear Sr. ...
Himself (as Severt Young Bear)
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Himself - National Spokesperson, American Indian Movement
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Storyline

On June 26, 1975, during a period of high tensions on the Pine Ridge reservation in South Dakota, two FBI agents were killed in a shootout with a group of Indians. Although several men were charged with killing the agents, only one, Leonard Peltier, was found guilty. This film describes the events surrounding the shootout and suggests that Peltier was unjustly convicted. Written by Eric Sorensen <Eric_Sorensen@fc.mcps.k12.md.us>

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A murder. A mystery. A mockery of justice.


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26 June 1992 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Incident at Oglala: The Leonard Peltier Story  »

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$536,848
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Produced and narrated by Robert Redford who has been a passionate advocate of Leonard Peltier's innocence since the 1980s. See more »

Connections

Featured in Rage Against the Machine (1997) See more »

Soundtracks

Butler Honoring Song
Performed by Milton 'Quiltman' Sahme (as Quiltman) & Mark Shark
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still an unsolved mystery
10 August 2005 | by See all my reviews

I own this documentary on VHS and DVD.

What I'd like to see is Michael Apted do another on the same subject 20 years later.

Can't give it 10/10 because the "incident" has NOT been resolved. Michael Apted has apparently forgotten to seek an ending for the story he felt adamantly about 20 years ago.

I would like to see a final chapter... 20 years imprisoned... Leonard Peltier... FREE... pardoned... and compensated... for the crimes against him... and his Nation.

Watching this documentary brings out the Warrior Spirit in me. And we all should contact the President of the United States... before he categorizes all Warriors as terrorists.


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