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In the Spirit of Yellow Eyes: A Cultural Legacy

Presented by:
Dorothy Eiken


Publish Date:
September 2006


Presentation Length:
1 hour 15 minutes 27 seconds (1:15:27)


Description:
Dorothy Eiken, an enrolled member of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, discusses the many ways she connects with her past as an artist, through traditional Sioux history, Lakota culture and Native American spirituality. Special focus is given to the memory of her great, great grandmother, Yellow Eyes, who was with Sitting Bull at the Battle of Little Bighorn, fled with him to Canada in 1877 and accompanied him on his return to this country and subsequent surrender in 1881.


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