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Lakota Woman: Siege at Wounded Knee

Lakota Woman: Siege at Wounded Knee

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Sunday, October 16, 1994 N/A
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  • Season: 1994-95
  • Network: TNT
  • Genre: Drama
  • Category: Movies
  • Subject Matter: American Indians, Historical Piece, Political Piece
  • Based On: Lakota Woman: Siege at Wounded Knee written by Mary Crow Dog & R. Erdoes
  • Misc.: Based On Book/Play

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Plot Synopsis

Based on the book by Mary Crow Dog and Richard Erdoes. An aimless Native American young woman, Mary Crow Dog, find purpose when she joins the fledgling American Indian Movement, the controversial organization that seeks to preserve their proud heritage. In 1973, she along with 2,000 Native Americans, occupied the sacred land at Wounded Knee, South Dakota for 71 days to protest alleged violations of Native American rights and demand a U.S. investigation.


Production Company:

  • Fonda Films

Production Type:

  • Independent
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