Syd and Kate Beane (Flandreau Santee Sioux) are a father-daughter filmmaking team from Minnesota. Their current project is a documentary film, Ohiyesa: The Soul of an Indian, based on the life of their renowned relative, Charles A. Eastman, and Kate’s discovery of her family heritage.
Eastman is a prominent figure in Native American history for his contribution in the medical field as a Native physician, particularly after the Wounded Knee Massacre. He is also remembered as an accomplished author and cultural leader of his time. Read More... about Syd and Kate Beane