The Virginian (1962–1971)
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The Heritage 

The Shoshone girl Nai'Be returns to Medicine Bow from an eastern school as a young lady but conflicted on her future. Her childhood sweetheart Tza'Wuda is waiting for her as is a conflict with a rancher forcing her tribe to move its camp.

Director:

Leo Penn

Writers:

Stephen Lord, Owen Wister (novel)

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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
John McIntire ... Clay Grainger
Doug McClure ... Trampas
David Hartman ... David Sutton (credit only)
Sara Lane ... Elizabeth Grainger
James Drury ... The Virginian
Buffy Sainte-Marie ... Nai'Be
Jeanette Nolan ... Holly Grainger
Ned Romero ... Tza' Wuda / 'JB'
Jim Davis ... McKinley
Bill Fletcher Bill Fletcher ... Russ Doty
Jay Silverheels ... Den'Gwatzi
Eddie Little Sky ... Enga' Idga
Ross Elliott ... Sheriff Mark Abbott
Vicki Medlin Vicki Medlin ... Jodi Ashton
Grandfather Semu Haute Grandfather Semu Haute ... Quih' Nah (as Semu Huaute)
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Storyline

Nai'Be is a Shoshone girl the Graingers sponsored to send back east for schooling. Clay's hope is that she can use the education to help her people bridge the gulf between the white and the Shoshone worlds. At the same time Tza'Wuda who was her childhood sweetheart has worked at Shiloh learning ranching. Clay is providing him with stock to start his own ranch on the reservation. He is anxiously awaiting Nai'Be return as he hopes to marry her. However, she is conflicted on her future. The school taught her the white life but ignored her Shoshone background which she came to ignore to fit in with the other girls. Now she is unsure of her future. Adding to the problems is the fact water rights on the Shoshone land has been granted to rancher McKinley forcing the Shoshone village to move. Some in the tribe want to resist but Chief Den'Gwatzi says they must move. Tza'Wuda and Nai'Be with his herd return to reservation with Shiloh hands as the issue with the village move peaks. Written by Anonyoums

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Genres:

Western

Certificate:

TV-PG
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

30 October 1968 (USA) See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Universal Television See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Goofs

Trampas and Tza'Wuda struggle to load a barrel aboard a wagon together due to its weight. However, once the barrel is loaded, it is moved several times very easily, as if it had nothing in it. See more »

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