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Summary: A portrait of modern day life on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation that explores the bond between a brother and his younger sister, who find themselves on separate paths to rediscovering the meaning of home.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF SON

Summary: By 1876, most of the nation's American Indians had been forcibly relocated to reservation land. In the Dakota Territory, Red Cloud had settled his people on the great Sioux Reservation, becoming wards of the government. Other Sioux leaders saw this as defeat and continued to live in the traditional way, with legendary resistance. Then an economic depression struck, and gold was discovered in...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: HBO Home Entertainment 2011

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Spence, Gerry

Summary: "The search for justice for a Lakota Sioux man wrongfully charged with murder, told here for the first time by his trial lawyer, Gerry Spence. This is the untold story of Collins Catch the Bear, a Lakota Sioux, who was wrongfully charged with the murder of a white man in 1982 at Russell Means's Yellow Thunder Camp, an AIM encampment in the Black Hills in South Dakota. Though Collins was...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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Erdrich, Louise

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Summary: It is 1953. Thomas Wazhashk is the night watchman at the first factory to open near the Turtle Mountain Reservation in rural North Dakota. He is also a prominent Chippewa Council member, trying to understand a new bill that is soon to be put before Congress. The US Government calls it an 'emancipation' bill; but it isn't about freedom - it threatens the rights of Native Americans to their land,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Large Print, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2020

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1 available in New Large Print, Call number: LP FIC ERD

Summary: According to author Roland Marmon, "the Turtle Mountain Chippewa are the most prominent of the Plains Chippewa tribes in America with a membership of nearly eighty thousand people. The Turtle Mountain Chippewa were also affiliated with the ethnically European and Indian mixed Métis people, who constitute the largest Indigenous group in Canada, and were caught between national identities and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Genealogy, Call number: R GEN 929.373 Turtle

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Summary: Catherine Weldon, a portrait painter from 1890s Brooklyn, travels to North Dakota to paint a portrait of Chief Sitting Bull and becomes embroiled in the Lakota peoples' struggle over the rights to their land.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA WOM

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TCFF Wo

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD WOM

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD WOM

Summary: Explore one of the most powerful and defining chapters in American history. This powerful epic adventure unfolds as told through the struggles, triumphs, and heartaches of two families as they journey in search of the American dream. The Wheelers venture west from Virginia in 1825, while the Lakota tribe grapples with the arrival of white settlers; the story continues over the next 65 years,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: DreamWorks Home Entertainment 2005

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV INT

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