Abby Martin Breaks the Set on Black Hills History, America’s Broken Treaties, and the Legacy of Red Cloud.
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EPISODE BREAKDOWN: On this episode of Breaking the Set, Abby Martin discusses the history of the Black Hills in South Dakota, the US governments seizure of the land and subsequent offer of $1 Billion to the Sioux tribe, which they refuse to accept. Abby then speaks with Floyd Looks for Buffalo Hand, Headsman of the Sioux Nation Treaty Council about Christianity’s role in the destruction of native culture and what the concept of treaty means to his people. BTS wraps up the show with an exclusive interview with Henry Red Cloud, the great-great grandson of Chief Red Cloud, the only Native American to ever defeat the US Army in a war. They talk about Henry’s efforts to bring renewable energy to Pine Ridge, and what his great-great grandfather would think of the reservation today.
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