Reimagining Sitting Bull: Tȟatȟáŋka Íyotake

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Every December, the Lakota remember the life and death of Sitting Bull. History has cast him primarily as a warrior, but Krista Tippett discovers in Sitting Bull's living legacy, a very different character from history's celebrity warrior chief who vanquished Custer. This memory has grown in importance as tribal healing of old wounds continues to happen on many levels and often by way of ceremonies that were long suppressed in American law. Krista Tippett explores the essence of Sitting Bull's spiritual legacy as a vital source of identity and healing for the living.

This file was digitized with the help of a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC).

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