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Mary Crow Dog, daughter of a desperately poor Indian family in South Dakota, is swept up in the protests of the 1960s and becomes sensitized to the injustices that society inflicts on her people. She aids the Lakota in their struggle for their rights: a struggle that culminates in an armed standoff with US government forces at the site of an 1890 massacre. Written by
Eric Sorensen <Eric_Sorensen@fc.mcps.k12.md.us>
Actors Floyd Red Crow Westerman, Lois Red Elk and Michael Spears are actually Sioux (Lakota and Dakota) tribal members. See more »
I made a list. We got 200 gallons of gas, canned vegetables, meats, sleeping bags. Also got frozen corn dogs. I'll log it all in. We got nine rifles and most important, I have 116 of my new brothers and sisters.
[after arriving at Wounded Knee]
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I rented this movie because I was interested in what happened at Wounded Knee, both in the 1890s and in the 1970s. This movie was an excellent recap of the 70s standoff, with outstanding and genuine performances. It also goes back to the 1890s to review the outrage committed by US forces against the Lakota Sioux. I highly recommend this movie both as drama and as history.
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