Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee
Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee

Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee

2007
14+, L, M
QC: 13+
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In the 1880s, after the U. S. Army's defeat at the Battle of the Little Bighorn, the government continues to push Sioux Indians off their land. In Washington, D.C., Senator Henry Dawes (Aidan Quinn) introduces legislation to protect Native Americans rights. In South Dakota, schoolteacher Elaine Goodale (Anna Paquin) joins Sioux native and Western-educated Dr. Charles Eastman in working with tribe members. Meanwhile, Lakota Chief Sitting Bull refuses to give into mounting government pressures.
Western, History, Drama

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  • Director

    • Yves Simoneau
  • Producer

    • Clara George
  • Cast

    • Aidan Quinn
    • Adam Beach
    • August Schellenberg
    • Chevez Ezaneh
    • Anna Paquin
    • Duane Howard
    • Colm Feore
    • Fred Dalton Thompson
    • Wayne Charles Baker
    • Brian Stollery
  • Writers

    • Daniel Giat
    • Dee Brown
  • Executive Producers

    • Tom Thayer
    • Dick Wolf
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Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee
Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee

Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee

A historic chronicle based on the book by Dee Brown explains how Native Americans were displaced as the United States expanded west.

2h 12m 43s