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Lakota Woman: Siege at Wounded Knee (1994)

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 ... See full summary »

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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 2 wins & 1 nomination. See more awards »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Charles Abourezk ...
Attorney
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Old man at HQ
Lawrence Bayne ...
Russel Means
Edgar Bear Runner ...
Reasonable man
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Mary Crow Dog
Ron Beebe ...
Another lawyer
Nathan Bison ...
Joe Little Horse
Kathy Burnett ...
Annie Mae
Vic Camp ...
Webster's friend
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Aunt Elsie Flood
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Mary's mother
Wi-Waste-Win Conroy ...
Little Girl
Amy Moore Davis ...
Nadine
Jonathan Gill ...
Wovoka
Irene Handren-Seals ...
Morningstar Clearwater
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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>

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She dreamed of justice and fought for it in a place called Wounded Knee.

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16 October 1994 (USA)  »

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La femme Lakota  »

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The scene at the court house in real life took place during a snow storm and was so chaotic an entire building was burned to the ground. See more »

Quotes

Father Hochbauer: I've tried with you. It just isn't working. I don't know. Maybe it's the genes. You will run out of track, you know. At some point we all do. I had God. You won't have anything or anyone to save you. You're a soul lost to God.
[expelling Mary from boarding school]
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Featured in The 52nd Annual Golden Globe Awards (1995) See more »

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This movie is based on the true story of Mary crow dog a lakota sioux woman
30 November 1999 | by (ontario , canada) – See all my reviews

Lakota woman is about Mary crow dog's experience living on a reserve, attending residential school and then becoming apart of the American Indian movement.

It is in my opinion an excellent film to watch and definately gives you a history lesson about the aim movement and the seige that took place at wounded knee.

If you have not seen Lakota Woman go out and rent this film it is an uplifting and genuine true story

Irene bedard's portrayl of Mary Crow dog is true to what Mary 's character really is. I think it deserves 10 stars **********


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