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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
Dave Bald Eagle ...
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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Mary was 18 at the time of Wounded Knee, Irene Bedard portrayed her at age 26. See more »

Quotes

Fools Crow: As landlord of this continent, we're gonna collect the rent.
[cheering]
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Connections

Featured in The 52nd Annual Golden Globe Awards (1995) See more »

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An accurate account of the life of Mary Crow Dog
31 January 2004 | by (Mono, Ontario - Canada) – See all my reviews

After watching this film I really felt for what Mary Crow Dog had to go through in her life before she became part of AIM. The American Indian Movement put pride back into the hearts of the all the warriors and youngsters, including Mary. Despite all her hardships, she was a true survivor partly because of AIM but also because she had the sheer willingness to overcome everything that was put in her plate.

However ........ anyways........... that's why I gave this film such a high rating. The whole story really came straight from her heart and the way she narrated it gave the film more life and atmosphere.


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