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The American Experience segment - Wounded Knee is coming up soon, and I thought it might be a good time to listen to a documentary on WK that we did in 1993 - 20 years after the takeover.
Watch how Native American activist and poet John Trudell fuses his radical politics with music, writing and art.

There is a movement among Tribes to bring the buffalo back to the Great Plains in order to promote cultural enhancement, spiritual revitalization, ecological

Voting rights advocates are calling for congressional hearings into what they say is voter suppression on the Pine Ridge and Rosebud Reservations in South Dakota.

Why voting rights advocates in South Dakota are crying foul.

Means is campaigning to be a part of the system he criticized when he called on tribal members to form an independent Lakota 

Reporter Charles Michael Ray speaks with Pine Ridge residents about their vote.

Reporter Charles Michael Ray talks with voters on the Pine Ridge Reservation about who they're supporting and why.

Native voters in Denver want presidential candidates to focus on issues impacting tribes.

Russell Means, state Senator Teresa Two Bulls, incumbent President John Yellow Bird Steele and others compete for the two spots in the general election.

Twenty years ago Courtney Hermann saw something she absolutely needed. When electronic stores released the first VHS recorders the then 15-year old Hermann for some reason knew she couldn’t live without one. Too young to afford this new technology, the teenager turned to her parents.

“It might be the only thing that I ever really, truly, begged for,” says Hermann.


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