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CLIP 11447

Gold in the Black Hills of Dakota

Gold in the Black Hills of Dakota
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Key Info
  • Gold in the Black Hills of Dakota
  • Duration: 03:47
  • The Black Hills of Dakota were sacred territory for the native Americans. However, even this land was soon to be taken from them as gold was discovered there. Annie Talent represents the pioneer attitude, that this resource was there to be exploited. This attitude is used to justify the disregard shown to treaties made between the American government and the Native Americans.
  • Subject:

    History

       Topic:

    USA: The American West

  • Keywords: wasichu, gold, Black Hills, Dakota, Lakota, miner
Ideas for use in class
  • Ask students to decide whether they feel this clip is an unbiased and objective presentation of the events it describes. Get them to explain their views.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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