The Past Is Alive Within Us: The U.S.- Dakota Conflict

Unfulfilled Promises

Clip: Special | 8m 24s | Video has closed captioning.

Contained on a reservation and surrounded by white settlement, the Dakota struggle to maintain their traditional lifestyle. The traders refused to release desperately needed provisions and the government was late in paying the Dakota's promised annuities. The trader Andrew Myrick responded, if the Dakota were hungry, they could eat grass.

Aired: 12/26/13

Rating: NR

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The Past Is Alive Within Us: The U.S.- Dakota Conflict is a local public television program presented by TPT.