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  • Debbie Chandler

    Sitting Bull's Great Grandson Tells Oral History Film Clip. Ernie LaPointe, Sitting Bull's lineal great grandson, tells his great grandfather's oral history. In this film clip he tells who the family holds most responsible for the death of Sitting Bull. Full two part DVD series available at www.reelcontact.com. This clip is from part two of 'The Authorized Biography of Sitting Bull By His Great Grandson".

  • Ava Von Malkar

    Oral History by Chief Sitting Bull's Grandson

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