Tatanka Iyotake: Reimagining Sitting Bull

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Black and white photo portrait of Sitting Bull, 1885

Sitting Bull is best known for defeating General Custer at the Battle of Little Bighorn. But for many Lakota his resistance to federal appropriation of sacred lands reflects humility towards the land and compassion towards his people. Explore Sitting Bull’s spiritual legacy through his words and drawings, Lakota music, and interviews with his great-grandson.