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GREAT NATIVE AMERICAN LEADERS (4 Programs)
Historic photographs and graphics, dramatic reenactments, maps, haunting music, and their own words of four of the greatest Native American leaders.
The series consists of four 15-minute programs:
CHIEF JOSEPH AND THE NEZ PERCE INDIANS
The story of Chief Joseph and his leadership in the land of Nez Perce. He and his men were chased down by the U.S. Army where he managed to outwit them till the end.
CRAZY HORSE AND THE LAKOTA SIOUX
Crazy Horse was a famous warrior, he was captured and killed by U.S. soldiers, but was secretly buried and is still venerated by his people.
GERONIMO AND THE APACHE INDIANS
A famous medicine man from Apache's tribe, Geronimo, and his band, stayed free long after American and Mexican invaders had defeated many of their tribe. He was later on captured and died in exile.
QUANAH PARKER AND THE COMANCHE INDIANS
Quanah Parker was born to a Comanche chief and his white wife, and for awhile he led the Native Americans? fight against the early settlers. But he successfully adopted white ranchers' ways, living between two worlds and becoming famous in both.